Knoxville officer knocked unconscious after racist remarks resigns

In July, Knox News exclusively reported the department began looking into Holt’s conduct after he was accused of making racist comments in a parking lot after a wedding. Holt is white. A police report says he repeatedly made racist remarks to a Black man who also attended same wedding. After warning Holt to quit making comments, the man knocked Holt out.

The man later told Knox News he and Holt served together in the Marines. According to the police report, Holt told him he “didn’t know they let Black people in the reception hall.”

READ THE FULL STORY

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s