The Bossier Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana has violated church/state separation before. In 2013, they lost $15,000 in federal funding for its Young Marine Program that emphasized “the love of God and fidelity to our country,” subjecting members to a Young Marine Obligation to not disgrace or dishonor God, and having students sign on to a Young Marine Creed that included: “Keep myself clean in mind by attending the church of my faith.”
It looks like they still haven’t learned their lesson.
Last week, Bossier Parish Deputy Jackie Loveless (below) pulled over a speeding driver only to learn that she and her husband were going to their daughter’s funeral. He no doubt sympathized with her grief: