Florida police department takes down religious social media post (March 22, 2018)

Where: Cape Coral Police Department.

Violation: A story titled “When God created police officers” was posted to the department’s Facebook page. The fictitious story described a conversation between “the lord” and an angel and was meant to mimic the biblical creation story portrayed in the book of Genesis.

Outcome: On March 22, Chief of Police David Newlan informed FFRF that the department had removed the story from its Facebook page and all other department social media accounts.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Andrew L. Seidel.

Freedom From Religion Foundation