Police officers' hand gesture causing viral controversy
JASPER, Ala. (WPMI) —
A picture gaining nationwide attention.
Four Jasper Alabama Police Officers in the hot seat over a hand gesture.
The mayor says he's the one that arranged this photo.
It was to give his officers credit for the work they did for a big bust.
Some say the symbol stands for white power.
Others say it's a kids game going around where you hit the person who looks at that symbol.
The chief says officers get 7 days to respond to a letter he sent outlining complaints against them.
He says he'll then make a decision on punishments.
The officers can appeal his decision to the service board.
Those officers are still on the job.