Arkansas Sheriff Forcing Inmates To Wear Nike Shirts In Mugshots To Mock Colin Kaepernick: Report

The Union County Sheriff’s Department in Arkansas has reportedly been taking mugshots of inmates wearing Nike t-shirts “to mock Nike and Colin Kaepernick.”

Shaun King, a reporter for The Intercept, tweeted a picture of the mugshots, which were reportedly removed from the sheriff’s department’s website:

AlterNet.org notes an update to the story:

According to the jail roster, the use of Nike t-shirts in mugshots by Union County Sheriff’s Department goes back to mid-September.

After King’s tweet went viral on Wednesday night, the Union County Sheriff’s Department contacted Sheriff Ricky Roberts for comment but was unable to reach him.

(Sources: Shaun King/Twitter, AlterNet.org)

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