Captain Javier Ortiz a Miami Police Officer and past-president Miami FOP Lodge #20 who identified as Hispanic when he applied to the Miami PD but has a “Caucasian complexion” is now eschewing white privilege to self-identify as a black but apparently will continue to self-identify as a male. Ortiz asserts “a one-drop rule”…“that if you have one drop of black in you, you are considered black.”
Meanwhile Sgt. Stanley Jean-Poix, president of the Miami Community Police Benevolent Association which represents black officers, and is not a diverse organization, says No way Bro (figuratively speaking) claiming the officer “lied” and only wants to give up his white privilege and identify as black “to get a promotion.”
January 23, 2020
By Victor Skinner
A controversial Miami cop was suspended with pay after he argued at a Miami City Commission meeting last week that he identifies as a black male, despite his Caucasian complexion.
“We can confirm that Captain J. Ortiz has been relieved of duty with pay,” city spokesperson Michael Vega wrote in an email to the Miami New Times.
Vega would not divulge why he benched the former chief of the local Fraternal Order of Police Continue reading