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The FOP's offensive tweets

The FOP's offensive tweets

Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 President Lt. Gene Ryan says he did not authorize two gloating tweets the union sent out over the weekend in the wake of Officer Caesar Goodson Jr.'s acquittal on charges related to Freddie Gray's death. As soon as he found out about them, he said, he ordered them deleted. That might be enough explanation to forgive the indiscretion if the tweets did not fit neatly in a pattern of statements from the FOP casting police as the victims in the Gray case.

One tweet, sent Friday night, showed a picture of actor Leonardo DiCaprio making a toast, with text reading, "Here's...

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