A Riviera Beach police officer was videotaped confronting a disabled veteran for not looking «handicap» for parking in a disabled parking space.
The Riviera Beach Police Department issued this statement after seeing the video:
Many of you have expressed your concerns, passion, and support for Veterans as it relates to an incident involving one of our Police Officers and a Veteran. We, as an organization, share the same gratitude and respect for Veterans. We support Veterans and appreciate their commitment to serve our country. Although the department has not yet received an official statement regarding the incident in question, an Internal Affairs Investigation is already in effect. As a Department, we ask that you allow opportunity to complete the investigation. You can remain certain that the investigation will be thorough and transparent. The Office of the Chief of Police is always open, and takes seriously all customer service issues. However, we cannot support the use of profanity of any type on any of our social media sites. Use of such language will cause your comment(s) to be removed immediately.