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Officer under fire for Nazi salute photo taken when he was 15

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A newly hired South Carolina police officer has the backing of his police chief after an old Facebook photo shows him performing a Nazi salute when he was a teenager.

According to WCSC, Cottageville officer Larry Colson says he was forced to perform the salute during a family camping trip.

Colson says his father told him they were going to be Ku Klux Klansmen for the weekend and forced him to perform the Nazi salute.

The controversy has followed Colson for some time.

He was fired in August of 2017 from the St. George Police Department after a tweet went viral showing the photo.


Cottageville Police Chief J.D. Cook says he’s vetted Colson and has stood by the new officer.

Colson says he is not a member of the KKK and is not a racist.

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