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Sheriff's Christmas tree 'thugshots' rub some the wrong way

 

December 4, 2020



MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Officials from an Alabama sheriff's department are being criticized for displaying a photo of a Christmas tree adorned with what they called "thugshots" of people who have been arrested.

The Mobile County Sheriff's Office used its Facebook page to post a doctored image of a Christmas tree decorated with photos of people arrested or wanted for crimes.

"We have decorated our Tree with THUGSHOTS to show how many Thugs we have taken off the streets of Mobile this year! We could not have done it without our faithful followers!" said the message posted Thursday.

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