Michigan Police Officer Suspended after KKK Memorabilia, Confederate Flags Found in His Home

By Jessica Campisi | 9 August 2019

THE HILL — A Michigan police officer was put on administrative leave after Ku Klux Klan memorabilia and Confederate flags were reportedly found in his home.

Rob Mathis, who is black, was touring officer Charles Anderson’s house, which is for sale, Michigan Live reported.

During the tour, Mathis said he and his wife saw Confederate flags in Anderson’s house and garage, as well as a framed “application for citizenship” of the Ku Klux Klan on the wall, according to a Facebook post.

“Today we were looking at a house in Holton that we both agreed would be perfect,” Mathis wrote in the Aug. 7 post. At first, he joked that he was “walking to the imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan’s house,” but after seeing the flags and the framed KKK memorabilia, he “immediately stopped” the tour. […]

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