Problem is, the department isn’t sure if the slur “negro” is offensive or not. Go figure.
It all began when 2 On Your Sidereceived a mugshot of a man suspected of a shooting. On the mugshot, the man is labeled as a “dark negro.”
The mug shot was of 19-year-old Shamir Allen. He’s a suspect in several shootings in the city. We looked further on the mug shot and found next to line labeled “complexion,” that Allen is listed as a “negro.” Next to negro it reads “DA”
According to Lockport Police, this means dark.
So, Shamir Allen, a 19-year-old suspect is listed as a “dark negro,” in the Lockport Police database.
Yes. That happened. To make matters…
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