Auxvasse Police Chief Placed on Administrative Leave Following Inflammatory Facebook Post

City officials in Auxvasse are placing the city’s police chief on administrative leave.

According to the Jefferson City News-Tribune, Chief Kevin Suedmeyer has been placed on administrative leave after inflammatory Facebook posts by him came to light.

Suedmeyer’s personal Facebook page, where posts were made, disappeared just before noon Thursday, according to the News-Tribune.

Auxvasse Mayor Tom Henage told the News-Tribune in a news release that “The police chief for the City of Auxvasse has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. Racism is not condoned or tolerated by the City of Auxvasse.”