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'Hot cop' from viral hurricane selfie being investigated for comments about Jews

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Sep 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 11:10:19-04

FLORIDA — A man in a photo of three police officers that went viral after they posted it during Hurricane Irma relief is being investigated for anti-Semitic comments.

Jokes published on the account of Officer Michael Hammill were found, and a complaint filed with the Gainesville, Florida Police Department. According to Gainesville.com, one reads:

“What’s the difference between boy scouts and Jews?” Anybody know? Well it is because “Boy scouts come back from their camps.”

In another comment, Hammill said people who take advantage of government support should be dealt with "the Hitler way."

RELATED: Gainesville police to community: Do not call 911 to request 'hot cops'

The officer was one of three in a selfie he took with two other officers in Gainesville who were in a photo that received nearly 200,000 comments, most of which admired them for their good looks.