MUPD Officer Fired After Photos Of Blackface

The University of Missouri announced today [Tuesday] they terminated an MU Police Officer after photos of him in black face surfaced.

Officer Marcus Collins acknowledged he was the individual in the picture, that was taken prior to his employment with the police department.

Collins began his position with the department in January 2018.

In a news release, MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright said “This type of behavior is not tolerated at Mizzou, and we understand how this impacts our entire community profoundly.”

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