The LAPD’s Twitter account for some reason posted a message that read “lapdWHITE SUPREMACISTS” today.
— News Source LA (@NewsSourceLA) February 26, 2018
Per ABC7, the tweet was up for a few minutes before being taken down.
It’s unclear exactly what happened, whether it was a hack or if it was an error –– ABC7 reports officials said this was “not posted by staff” –– but they later tweeted this out:
We are aware that our #LAPD account was compromised and are taking the proper steps to resolve this issue.
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) February 26, 2018
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