White woman makes KKK threats against black police officer in shocking racist rant

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A white woman in Florida has been recorded going on a racist rant after being pulled over for drink driving by a black police officer.

On Tuesday, the Volusia County Sheriff's Department released footage of the altercation involving 53-year-old Julie Edwards and deputy Brandon King.

King was responding to a report of a disturbance at a house in DeLand, Florida. Upon arriving, he found Edwards leaving in a black Lexus.

A report provided to BuzzFeed Newsstates that the smell of alcohol on Edwards' breath was obvious, as well as slurring of words and walking unsteadily.

In the footage, which is dark and only shot from King's patrol car, Edwards is heard making references to the Ku Klux Klan and making threats of violence against King.

My KKK people will [find you]. Hey, ain't a damn thing wrong with burning a cross in your yard, is there?

You f**ked with the wrong white people. You f**ked up. I hope you don't have any kids.

Do you know what's going to happen now? You don't know what going to happen. You're done. You're f**ked.

They are going to hunt you down. Your eyes are going to be poked out.

Edwards accuses King of laughing at her and continues her vile rant.

KKK has got your ass boy. N*****s should've never been taken out of slavery.

My KKK friends will burn your family, you should never have been here in the first place, have you ever been whipped on a whipping post?

In a tweet featuring the exchange, the sheriff's department warned people to remember that before going on racist rants, that they carry body cams.

King's calm reaction to the abuse aimed at him (even singing along to the radio at one point) has been praised by the county sheriff Mike Chitwood.

The report added:

Deputy King is of African-American descent and knows the history behind the KKK and the pain and torture they have caused and still cause to African-Americans today.

Edwards is reportedly facing charges of resisting an officer without violence, driving under the influence, threat's against an officer, refusal to submit to testing, aggravated battery and domestic battery.

She is no longer in custody and has since been bonded out of the Volusia County jail.

HT Daily Dot

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