In Idaho, a law enforcement department has publicly responded to what they call the “extreme controversy” caused by one of their deputies who posted a viral video mocking LeBron James.
The officer posted the video on TikTok after James tweeted and then deleted a picture of an officer present at the Ma’Khia Bryant shooting with the all-caps message “YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY,” but later deleted it.
In response, Bellevue Marshal’s Office Deputy Nate Silvester posted a video pretending to have a conversation with James while responding to a hypothetical fight between two black people.
“You don’t care if a Black person kills another Black person, but you do care if a white cop kills a Black person, even if he’s doing it to save the life of another Black person?” Silvester says. “I mean it doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but then again, you are really good at