SANFORD, Fla. - A Sanford police officer was fired after being accused of posting racially charged comments on Facebook.
Last October she posted, " N***a be acting like their s*** don't stink. They should be bowing down to us. F*** that!!! I'm in the mood to put n***as on blast lol."
Another police officer saw the post and told his superiors.
"The 'n' word, definitely, that's inappropriate because you have to teach people," said Sanford resident Sheka Greene.
Investigators also learned of her second mistake, again on Facebook, after she shared with that she used her patrol car to take her children to school.
She said her personal car wouldn't start, but when investigators asked her if she she'd do anything differently, she said, "Yeah, not post it on Facebook."
"I don't really think she should have gotten fired for that. I don't think it's justified," said Sanford resident Debbe Nell.
Police officials said in some circumstances, it's OK for officers to use their patrol cars to
The acting police chief
No one answered when Channel 9's Bianca Castro went by her last known address.
Knode, 28, will get a chance to appeal her firing. She made about $36,000 a year and had only been with the department for a year.