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Alabama Officers Suspended Over Hate Symbol

Four officers from the Jasper, Al., Police Department have been suspended after making and upside-down “OK” sign with their hands in a post-arrest photo taken by a Jasper Daily Mountain Eagle photographer, reports AL.com. Some people have claimed the gesture is actually a hate symbol that means “white power.” The photo was posted in a story about a recent drug arrest in Jasper. Jasper Mayor David O’Mary said that in addition to the suspensions, “we will require some diversity training.”

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