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Cop Caught Instructing Citizens How to “Fear for their Lives” and Kill Protesters with Impunity

St. Paul, MN — Attempting to incite mass murder against people exercising their First Amendment rights on Martin Luther King Day, a police sergeant has recently been accused of using Facebook to instruct drivers how to kill protestors with impunity. After an activist connected the hate-mongering Facebook profile to a police sergeant, the Facebook account was immediately shut down, and the officer has been placed on administrative leave.

While commenting on an article about demonstrations scheduled to take place on MLK Day, Facebook user JM Roth instructed drivers to use their vehicles as weapons and kill any protesters blocking the streets. Instead of neglecting to report their crimes, JM Roth encouraged drivers to inform the police of their bloody deeds because the justice system would not convict them anyway.


“Run them over. Keep traffic flowing and don’t slow down for any of these idiots who try and block the street. Here is the deal, you continue to drive and if you hit someone make sure you call 911 to report the accident and meet the cops a block or two away and you can justify stopping further away because you feared for your safety since in the past people in this group has shown a propensity towards violence. Since they are trying to block the street and/or cross where there is no crossing you should not be charged with anything. Now, these idiots could try and sue you in civil court, but remember that it will be jury trial and so most likely it will come out in your favor.”

After reading the comment on Saturday, cop-watching activist Andrew Henderson filed a formal complaint with the St. Paul Police Department (SPPD) on the following day. Henderson brought along with him a disc containing evidence and several screenshots allegedly proving that the JM Roth account belonged to St. Paul Police Sgt. Jeffrey M. Rothecker. Included on the disc were Rothecker’s marriage license and screenshots of his wife’s Facebook page naming JM Roth as her husband. Another screen shot from September 2015 apparently revealed JM Roth confirming his identity as Rothecker.

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“I was just flabbergasted,” Henderson told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “A law enforcement officer is supposed to serve and protect the people, not incite violence against them.”

Citing state law, St. Paul police claim they cannot comment on an ongoing investigation. Although charges have not been filed against Rothecker, the police have confirmed that the police sergeant has been suspended, and the JM Roth Facebook account has been taken down following Henderson’s complaint. On Monday, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman released a statement assuring the public that the officer is under investigation.

“I am outraged and disgusted by the post and have directed the SPPD to investigate. That investigation is currently underway,” Mayor Coleman said in a statement on Monday. “There is no room in the Saint Paul Police Department for employees who threaten members of the public. If the allegation is true, we will take the strongest possible action allowed under law.”

The SPPD also released a statement on Monday saying, “The statement is offensive, disappointing, concerning and does not reflect in any way — or align with — the views, values and practices of the St. Paul Police Department.”

Black Lives Matter groups scheduled two peaceful rallies on MLK Day, calling for justice for Marcus Golden and Jamar Clark. The BLM protestors requested Golden’s case to be reopened after a grand jury declined to file charges against the two St. Paul officers responsible for killing Golden in January 2015.

In Clark’s case, the BLM protestors requested a special prosecutor to be called instead of a grand jury. According to several witnesses, Clark was handcuffed and lying on the ground when a Minneapolis police officer shot him to death.

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    • A degradating and humilliating pratice it’s against UN Charter.

    • And I’m against Police behaviour most of the time. But that’s not the way.

    • Humberto Vidigal I don’t honestly give a SHIT if it’s “degradating”, when there’s like 3 police kill a day.
      If there’s a problem, IT MUST BE SOLVED.
      If governments are too corrupted to punish who must be punished, then let ANOTHER SOLUTION IN.
      And this solution is NOT killing anybody, it’s NOT mangling anybody, it’s only a very normal, beautiful way to put a sign SHAME ON YOU to people that do bad stuff.

    • How’s about you and your skanky pics take it somewhere that someone might give a rats?

    • Boom! I was going to say something similar but you did for me. Hats off to you!

  • Who are the real crazies? This ass clown or the mopes who hired him?

  • Disgusting. But they should also move out of the road.

  • In the event this is true, I want the miitary to kill him as terrorist without a trial.

  • We are living in strange and very frightening times. Incredible that this could even happen.

  • So because he’s a cop, he can’t exercise his 1st Amendment right of free speech?

  • “The statement is offensive, disappointing, concerning and does not reflect in any way — or align with — the views, values and practices of the St. Paul Police Department.”

    Oh, horseshit – he made that staement because it’s an everyday practice at that department… we aren’t stupid.

  • Ain’t that some shit.

  • Good. If people weren’t blocking the road and violating people’s rights, they wouldn’t have to be worried about getting hit

  • all cops know to do exactly what this cop said. he just took it a bit further

  • What’s wrong here with what he said???? Idiots shouldn’t be standing in the middle of the road like a bunch of yard apes.

    • Go and jump off a tall building. People like you are what is wrong with this world.

    • you aare the idiot

    • No actually I am not an idiot but I wouldn’t be able to explain that to either of y’all.

    • Retro Rager, you certainly should like an idiot.

    • Retro Roger, yard apes – really. You are not an idiot. You are just plain ignorant.

  • I agree, if you block a road you only make the cop watchers look stupid, if you block people from getting to work so they can feed their families you deserve to be run down, blocking the streets is stupid as hell and accomplishes nothing but the degradation of the cop watch movement

    • Blocking the street is stupid, everyone knows streets can only be blocked when a cop kills innocent people, or when they double park to go to the store. I know……..Not all police double park, Some use the handicap spaces. Not all police are bad, some are horrible. But many are honorable and true professionals that see the corruption within their field. People change is not easy please get over a lil bad traffic.

    • Its not bad traffic, its idiots stopping tracking, stopping ambulances, fire trucks or women in labor going to the hospital, if you block a road you deserve to be run down, if you block a road you make the cop watching community look stupid and petty, if you block a road you dont help anyone

    • Not on highways

    • Of course if you think someone deserves to be run down because of that you have your own problems.

    • They risk the lives of people in ambulances and the people in burning buildings that fire trucks are headed to, so there is no problem with my though process, they risked other peoples lives therefore theirs are worth anything

    • Looks like you’re play “what if” Charles.

    • Its not what if its a very high probability

    • You aren’t just protesting or being an activist if you are causing problems in people’s every day lives. Someone could be fired if they’re late to work, they could be trying to pick their kids up, someone could be sick, trying to get to the hospital or whatever and people wanna form a human wall in the middle of he street and interfere with people’s lives? I’d stop. But if they refused to let me pass or started harassing me while in my vehicle I’ll go right through them. If they don’t move – Fuck it.

    • Yeah I guess when your boss sees the giant protest from the news he would totally just fire you for getting caught in the middle of it.

    • Marc your right on that, but when the protest stops ambulances then there is no excuse

    • You would do well living in North Korea.

    • Charles Kern You are an idiot It is not for you to decide what a persons life is worth. So your mentality is if someone is holding up traffic just run them down and possibly kill them because you might be late for work because you getting to work is more important then a persons life. It is everyones right to protest and the streets where designed to be for pedestrians. What about the 1100 plus people that were killed in 2015 by cops in the U.S they are dead and they cannot fight or protest . so it falls to those closest to them to fight and protest on their behalf.Running them downjust because of something that may or may not happen is utterly rediculus. You need to pull ur head out of your ass and get a life loser

    • Shannon Hassett the SIDEWALKS were designed for pedestrians, the roads are designed and maintained for free travel by motorized vehicle. Of someone holding a protest sign is standing on the sidewalk, they are a protester, if they are holding a protest sign in the street, they are a speedbump.

    • Shannon you sound the the kind of person who would block a highway “speedbump”

  • The brightest minds DO NOT become police officers, instead it is always some douchebag you knew in HS with GOP values.

  • This is so very sad,but it is the world we live in.

  • no doubt he fondles little boys

  • Well, La De Da, They are “investigating” one of their own.
    That’s a code word for whitewashing, in case you haven’t figured it out yet, by the way.

  • Don’t worry we all know in bout 4 months he will be reinstated with back pay plus interest.

  • Mind Controlled Thugs with Daddy issues.

  • What!

  • in all fairness …if you are white and see black people rioting … maybe just gtfo the area cause you may get mauled for having the wrong skin colour … thats just a fact of life now

  • fuck wit..

  • The mindset of American people is quite alarming. No wonder it is turning into a totalitarian state. Some of these comments boggle me.

  • every day a new pos pig…u guys are never gonna run outta material

  • Lol wtf

  • Don’t block the highway, I won’t pretend you’re a speedbump.

  • It’s called, “the Lucifer Effect.”

  • The cops today do not get psychological test done any longer. So even if you are a crazy, racist, bigot, drug addict, killer, you can get a job with a clean history, oh and a GED.

  • Tbh sounds fair

  • I already like this page and you pop up, once again, goes jumping all around the page making it impossible to read the article. Even if clicked on it won’t close so I’ve given up.
    Could you maybe program it so it doesn’t harass current likers?
    No point my following the page if I can’t read the articles.

  • this is a two sided coin and people can “fear for their lives from the police ” just as easily as the police can fear for theirs.

  • Enjoy unemployment azzhole

  • and he is still drawing his pay, so in reality his horrendous crime earned him a paid vacation. no lesson learned by him here.

  • Now I know how to “fear for my life” from police.

  • Has he been prosecuted?

  • They are there to stop the poor rising up against their finanical masters, they work for the finanical elite, under the guise of public service. Its why so many officers bail out of the job once they work out whats really going on. Armies dont like killing their own civilians, however police forces are trainned to do so, and now, they are as well trained as a standing Army, with military resources at their hands.

  • it is funny how racist a–holes always say they have a propencity to violants as an excuse to commite acts of violants to other people or its ok to kill them because they kill each other. If that is the case all white people in this country should be killed.

  • there’s around 80 trillion $ money in the world.

    the world owes 200 trillion $ money to banks.

    interesting mathematics…

    peace in space (8


  • He isn’t saying kill them, just don’t stop because it can actually be dangerous.

  • I had quarterly firearms training when I was a cop. The instructors said that in any shooting, the only answer to give is “I feared for my life.”

  • Maybe fear for life and kill him

  • How is he any different than many of the republican candidates

  • Why is there so many true deviants and psychopaths in US cops ? Army is not enough to contain them ?

  • sorry I actually agree with his instruction… if you haven’t had to deal with this BS (people blocking the flow of traffic/blocking travel) I don’t think you can contribute an intelligent argument against it. Sidewalks are for protesting, NOT the dam road.

  • there’s an art to “fearing for your life” . . . #1, you have to see a minority or poor person, #2 you have to mentally “think they have a gun” whether you see one or not, and #3. you have to be ready to kill them at a second’s notice

  • Most of those carring a badge are just as batshit crazy as this one, and everybody should be informed.

  • Most psychopaths have badges am I the only one who noticed the decline in “serial killers” when america became a police state killing religiously is not a thing of the past its just better covered up

  • Cunt

  • Makes sense!

  • They hire low IQ, short fuse psychopaths.. All the guys in Highschool who bullied the weakest people. Those are who become cops, power hungry abusers..