(WFLA) Beyonce is getting backlash for her new song “Formation,” which critics claim has an anti-cop message. Did this lead officers in Tampa to avoid from signing up to work this event?
TPD Spokesperson Steve Hegarty fills AM Tampa Bay in on all the details and debunks previous reports that no officers signed up to work security at her concert.
While the issue may be resolved in Tampa, police officers in Miami say they won't provide security when Beyonce kicks off her "Formation" tour in South Florida. According to WIOD, the president of the Miami chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police says members voted to boycott the singer's concert at Marlins Stadium in late April.
Local president Javier Ortiz said Thursday the officers believe Beyonce used her Super Bowl halftime show to promote the Black Panthers and send what Ortiz called an "anti-police message."
Miami FOP President Javier Ortiz defend his call for a boycott and took calls on NewsRadio 610 WIOD:
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