Meet Lloyd Crawford. Lloyd has an issue with taxpayers exercising their 1A rights in Germantown. He drove by twice, yelling obscenities & threats. Then this. #blacklivesmatter
Lloyd is a accomplice @ FCGTN
9040 Backyard Arbor Dr, Ste 206
— eddie. 🌹 (@edwardnelson4tn) June 27, 2020
Germantown officers issued an official statement on a viral video that sparked protests within the Memphis suburb Monday.
Protestors confirmed up on the dwelling and office of resident Lloyd Crawford, a person caught within the video telling a person holding a Black Lives Matter poster he was not welcome within the metropolis.
Protesters moved from Lloyd Crawford’s workplace to his dwelling. Somebody is inside peeking out the window pic.twitter.com/AYJHlSWrog
— Jeni DiPrizio (@native24jeni) June 29, 2020
Germantown’s assertion started with a nod to the Structure’s First Modification, noting its rights “are protected and revered by the Metropolis of Germantown.”
“We additionally need to be clear — our neighborhood is for everybody. You’re welcome. You’re protected.
Town of Germantown takes satisfaction within the variety of our neighborhood. The way in which we conduct ourselves professionally and personally means we supply out our duties ethically and with compassion towards the neighborhood that we serve.
The Metropolis of Germantown is conscious of a video circulating the web involving a resident and one other particular person. See the hyperlink beneath for our official assertion on the matter. https://t.co/513wIYgMbD
— Metropolis of Germantown (@germantowntenn) June 29, 2020
“We deal with all individuals equitably no matter background, race, faith, political beliefs, or orientation. We count on human decency. Our workforce is constructed upon a basis of optimistic relationships and mutual belief. There isn’t any room for racism and no room for private violence in our neighborhood.”
Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo stated, “The voice of 1 particular person doesn’t characterize the voices of the greater than 40,000 individuals who name Germantown their dwelling Our neighborhood values a tradition of excellence and kindness, and this incident doesn’t mirror who we’re as a neighborhood.”