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HORROR VIDEO: NJ Corrections Officer Mocks Death of George Floyd by Kneeling on Friend

State officials and the employers of the men involved have been weighing in on the disturbing footage.

Whether it was audacity or stupidity that prompted a New Jersey law enforcement professional to mock the death of George Floyd is irrelevant – although it was likely a little bit of both, for the record.

In the midst of a national awakening on race relations, a number of men in The Garden State were caught on video committing a mockery too foul for words.

The video below is disturbing, so viewers be warned.

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Local officials were rightfully outraged…

A joint statement from Mayor John Bruno and Police Chief Brian Zimmer said they were “appalled and saddened by the revolting actions of certain individuals.”

“Without an understanding and mutual respect for all individuals, we can never aspire to create a united community based upon the idea of human respect and dignity for all,” the statement read.

Gov. Phil Murphy condemned the stunt Tuesday night on Twitter, saying the state won’t “let the actions of a few distract from our progress toward dismantling systemic racism.”

“Mocking George Floyd’s murder in effort to belittle the calls for justice from our Black and Brown communities is repugnant,” Murphy tweeted.

…as were the employers of some of the men involved.

The NJ Department of Corrections said in a statement that one of the men involved was a corrections officer at Bayside State Prison.

“We have been made aware that one of our officers from Bayside State Prison participated in the filming of a hateful and disappointing video that mocked the killing of George Floyd,” an NJ Department of Corrections statement said. That person, who the statement did not identify, has been suspended and banned while the agency investigates.

FedEx told Memphis, Tennessee, NBC affiliate WMC-TV late Tuesday that another person involved in the counter protest is no longer employed by the logistics company. FedEx said “we do not tolerate the kind of appalling and offensive behavior depicted in this video.”

Should the identities of these men every become public, unemployment may become a lifelong concern of theirs.

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