Friday, June 24, 2011

Police Captain nailed for refusing to attend Islamic event

As reported by KOTV of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Captain Paul Fields of the Tulsa Police Department has officially been suspended for two weeks without pay, will not even be considered for promotion for a full year, and has been threatened with greater punishment to include losing his job.

Why?

Complete with a tour of the mosque, observing a Muslim prayer service, and lectures on Islamic beliefs, Captain Fields was ordered to attend a "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" even sponsored by the Islamic Society of Tulsa.

Citing his own religious convictions, Fields refused.

Then he took another moral stand - he refused to order any of his officers to attend.

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3 Comments:

Blogger VSO said...

Where is the ACLU?!

12:47 PM  
Blogger tuleesh said...

Looks like Captain Fields needs to attend a re-education camp...er, I mean, a little "sensitivity training." Yes, that's right. A little sensitivity training.

Oh? The first amendment? What's that?

5:43 PM  
Blogger japotillor said...

Someone with the balls to stand up, someone send this guy to be police chief here in LA

1:07 AM  

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