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White Kansas fire supervisor suspended over offensive text


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A white Wichita Fire Department supervisor who texted a photo of himself wearing a sweater featuring a naked Black man has been suspended for three days without pay in the latest fallout over racist, sexist and homophobic texts and images exchanged by first responders in Wichita.

The message was discovered during an investigation of inappropriate group texts shared by members of the Wichita Police Department and Sedgwick County Sherriff's office, but wasn't part of that batch of texts.

Capt. Keith Niemann, who was punished this month, shared the sweater image in a Wha...

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