Anti-transgender fliers with KKK contact information left at Dothan homes

The Dothan Police Department received a report of at least two local residents getting what police have called Ku Klux Klan fliers delivered to their homes.

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Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish confirmed the police department had received the report, which was initially being handled by the criminal investigation division (CID).

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“What you’re dealing with is potentially implications of a hate crime or promoting a hate crime, so we notified the FBI,” Parrish said.

Capt. Will Benny, the supervisor of CID, said a man made a report to the Dothan Police Department on Monday of having received a flier from the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at his home. Benny said the man, an east Dothan resident, also reported his neighbour had received one too.

“It appears to be against transgender and transgender bathrooms and it was basically a recruitment flier,” Benny said.

Photo By Image Editor (Flickr: 08KKKfamilyPortrait) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Two children wearing Ku Klux Klan robes and hoods stand on either side of Dr. Samuel Green, Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon, at an initiation ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. July 24, 1948.

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