Vermont State Police issue apology over Facebook post

Published: Sep. 25, 2020 at 12:37 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2020 at 5:10 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police are issuing a rare apology over a Facebook post.

It’s two troopers in front of a sign at a barracks with the caption “They can’t hurt you now... Because the night belongs to us.”

It’s a lyric from a Patti Smith song and state police say the intention was to highlight their work.

You can read the full apology below.

We need to apologize. Last night, we posted an image with a caption that quoted a Patti Smith song lyric that we...

Posted by Vermont State Police on Thursday, September 24, 2020

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