The Chief of Police at Colin Kaepernick’s alma mater — University of Nevada, Reno — issued an apology after one of his officers mocked the free agent QB at a Halloween Party. The officer in question, Antonio Gutierrez, costume of choice consisted of an afro, an enlarged nose, and a fake Kaepernick jersey, around which hung a sign that read “Will stand for food.”
Chief Adam Garcia did not take kindly to his actions and released a statement condemning Gutierrez, saying,
“For those who have seen the Halloween costume of one of our officers apparently mocking a citizen who has chosen to take advantage of his constitutional right to protest, I offer my sincere apologies.” “Members of our profession are held to a higher standard and denigrating another — on or off duty — is insensitive for its lack of respect and lack of understanding on how others may negatively view their actions and may be impacted.” When asked if the officer was punished, we were told, “We have no policy that would dictate any disciplinary action.”
Just to note, Kaepernick was an exceptional QB during at UNR, where he played from 2007 to 2010 — before being drafted by the San Francisco 49ers.