Delaware County court employee under fire for Facebook post

A Delaware County court employee is under fire for a Facebook post about use of force by police. The Facebook post has since been deleted.

The FOP Of Delaware County Lodge 27 is pretty upset about a court worker's post. It's not so much that she clearly expressed her anger towards police in explicit terms but also the fact that she works with them regularly in court.

Freedom of speech is one our basic constitutional rights but can it go too far? After a Darby Borough court worker posted a profanity laced Facebook message about police brutality, the Delco FOP thinks she should face some consequences; however, the public isn't so sure.

The message has been removed and the worker isn't talking but the Fraternal Order of Police went to their Facebook page demanding action. They say no court worker should make those comments. They shouldn't but the ACLU told FOX 29's Bill Anderson they probably can.

"As a citizen. I'm a citizen whether or not I work for the government. She's a citizen whether or not she works for the government. She has a right to speak her mind, especially on important social and political topics," said Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU Mary Catherine Roper.

A worker at the FOP told FOX 29's Bill Anderson an investigation is underway to see if any policies were violated.