Ebony Dickens posted a call to shoot “white cops” on Facebook and has been arrested on terrorism charges. The 33-year-old East Point, Georgia mom posted a status encouraging “death to all white cops nationwide,” according to police reports.
The Georgia mom who called for shooting white cops on Facebook reportedly posted the message which prompted the “terroristic threats” charges under the alias Tiffany Milan. Ebony Dickens published the allegedly threatening message against white police officers after the Freddie Gray peaceful protests devolved into the Baltimore riots.
Atlanta police officers were informed of the “shoot white cops” Facebook post. and then reportedly alerted the East Point police after the Tiffany Milan account has been tracked to Ebony Dickens. East Point is approximately six miles southwest of Atlanta.
The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the local Georgia district attorney’s office and the New York Police Department all reportedly assisted the East Point Police Department in the terrorist threats investigation and arrest of Ebony Dickens. She was reportedly arrested at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening and charged with “dissemination of information related to terroristic threats.”
Georgia law enforcement officers reportedly confiscated a loaded gun and three computers from Dickens’ residence. Several hours before being arrested for posting a call to shoot white police officers on Facebook, the East Point woman reportedly deleted her social media account. Dickens has a Masters degree in legal services, according to court documents.
Ebony Dickens’ Facebook post excerpt reads as follows.
“All Black ppl should rise up and shoot at every white cop in the nation starting NOW. I condone black on white killings. H**l they condone crimes against us. I’ve thought about shooting every white cop I see in the head until I’m either caught by the police or killed by them. Ha!!!! I think I can pull it off. Might kill at least fifteen tomorrow. I’m plotting now. They reading this sh** too right now. Freedom of speech tho. So when you can absolutely show me the 1st amendment where it explicitly says you can’t say “kill all cops,” then I’ll delete my status. Other than that…NOPE! Death to all white cops nationwide.”
“That’s 15 people that she’s talking about killing within a day or so, so whether she is serious or not that’s something that we have to take seriously,” said East Point Police Lieutenant Cliff Chandler.
“My client was simply venting… it was a horrible mistake. The chance of her doing this again is highly improbable,” public defender Tracey Moran said during the Ebony Dickens court hearing. The judge set a $10,000 bond and banned Dickens from all social media.
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