Two Alabama Cops Suspended for White Nationalist Associations

A pair of police officers in Anniston, Alabama have been suspended after the Southern Poverty Law Center revealed that they are members of the League of the South, a neo-confederate, white nationalist group that is still living — or wish they were — in the 1850s. Here’s the most disturbing part of the story:

Josh Doggrell is a Lieutenant on the force. He is also the founder and chair of his area League of the South chapter. The League of the South (LOS) is a white supremacist organization that calls for southern states to secede and establish a Christian theocratic state run by “Anglo-Celtics.” Doggrell has belonged to the group since 1995.

During a 2013 LOS meeting, Doggrell told the gathered crowd that his supervisors at the department were not only aware of his racist affiliations, they actively agreed with them.

“The vast majority of men in uniform are aware that they’re southerners,” Doggrell said from the podium. “And kith and kin comes before illegal national mandates.”

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the concept of kith and kin comes from “an explicitly racist ideology called ‘kinism,’ which calls for “laws against racial intermarriage, an end to non-white immigration, expelling all ‘aliens’ (‘to include all Jews and Arabs’), and restricting the right to vote to white, landholding men over the age of 21.”

“I went in and told the chief last year,” Doggrell told the assembly of white supremacists, in recounting his no-secrets policy at work about his LOS affiliation, “I’m not going to sell out my position with the League, as something I believe in strongly. If it came down to it, I’d choose the League.”

“Is there anything you want to ask me?” Doggrell wanted to know of his supervisor.

“You just answered every question I have… We pretty much think like you do,” Doggrell’s chief reportedly replied.

Doggrell’s colleague, Wayne Brown, attended the LOS meeting as well and also currently serves as a Lietuenant with the Anniston police.

Doggrell and Brown have now been suspended and I hope they’re investigating that supervisor as well. The city manager responded to the initial story by saying that they can’t fire them even if they were members of the KKK, but that simply isn’t true.

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  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Things like this disgust me. They were only celebrating Southern Culture!

     

    #imnotaracistbut

  • http://www.thelosersleague.com theschwa

    I have both those guys in my Fantasy League of the South! I am not sure if this helps me or hurts me.

  • John Pieret

    establish a Christian theocratic state run by “Anglo-Celtics”

    Whut? Have the Saxons fallen out of favor somehow?

  • cptdoom

    Christian theocratic state run by “Anglo-Celtics.”

    So no Jews, Arabs or blacks, but they’re good with us drunken Irishmen. How lovely.

  • mkoormtbaalt

    The 1850s weren’t too kind to “Celtic” people.

  • John Pieret

    cptdoom:

    they’re good with us drunken Irishmen

    Maybe not so much after the referendum.

  • Zmidponk

    Hmm.

    According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the concept of kith and kin comes from “an explicitly racist ideology called ‘kinism,’ which calls for “laws against racial intermarriage, an end to non-white immigration, expelling all ‘aliens’ (‘to include all Jews and Arabs’), and restricting the right to vote to white, landholding men over the age of 21.”

    Maybe it’s been appropriated by a racist ideology, but I know ‘kith and kin’ as an old term referring to all your friends, neighbours and acquaintances (kith) and your relatives (kin).

  • caseloweraz

    Is it true that members of the League of the South are called “LOSers”?

  • http://www.gregory-gadow.net Gregory in Seattle

    I thought membership was a prerequisite for being a cop in the South.

  • some bastard on the internet

    caseloweraz @8

    Is it true that members of the League of the South are called “LOSers”?

    If I have anything to say about, they are now.

  • Artor

    establish a Christian theocratic state run by “Anglo-Celtics”

    Whut? Have the Saxons fallen out of favor somehow?

    You know, “Anglo-Celtics,” just like the Hatfields & McCoys.

  • dingojack

    I suppose there’s a ‘one drop’ rule in place against those damned Viking furriners!

    @@ Dingo