WATCH: Longtime Police Chief Fired Over a Meme He Posted About Looters

A police chief of a suburban village in Illinois was fired after he posted a meme about looters that many found to be controversial.

Thomas Scully worked as the Orland Hills police chief for 15 years but he was fired on Wednesday over the Facebook post. . .

The meme was a commentary on the recent rioting and looting that resulted from protests over numerous incidents where black people were killed while in police custody or as a result of the actions of police officers.

It read, “Looting. When free housing, free food, free education, and free phones just aren’t enough.”

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