2,040 views | January 24, 2020 | Video | By hiphopallaround
A Hispanic police captain in Miami, Javier Ortiz, has been officially been suspended for stating that he was a "black male" during a recent city commission meeting. The captain has been "relieved of duty with pay" while the investigation is ongoing a police department spokesman confirmed.
Before the suspension, Ortiz oversaw the department's SWAT operations. In the video, Ortiz can be seen stating, “I am a black male. Yes, I am. And I am not Hispanic."
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