Duenweg police chief resigns amid racist Facebook comment

UPDATE: According to City Attorney, Judd McPherson, Police Chief Robert Vice tendered his resignation after being confronted immediately by City officials about the Facebook comment.


DUENWEG, Mo. – The City of Duenweg Missouri fires its chief of police over a racist Facebook comment. Chief Robert Vice faced backlash for a comment on a video of what appears to be a traffic stop involving a black man.

In the post he said, “That monkey need to be put down like the wild animal he is.”

Robert Vice Facebook Post

The city posted on its Facebook page late Sunday night that Duenweg no longer employs the officer involved with the post.