Man arrested for writing 'kill that pig' about police officer on Facebook

A man going by the name "Gee Ross" typed the words "kill that pig." The comment was made Sunday night.

- A Detroit police officer caught on camera going above and beyond the call of duty giving school supplies to a little girl.

But among the praise someone posted a death threat against the officer.

A police officer was praised by neighbors last week when she used her time off to help a student in need. 

But when that video was posted online, the officer was ridiculed by comments, mostly by people who say, she had arrested them before.

"She's a well-known officer in the 11th precinct,” said Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt, Detroit police. "She wears plain clothes, she's made a lot of arrests, and some people don't like to get arrested."

Then the comment that caused the most concern. A man going by the name "Gee Ross" typed the words "kill that pig." The comment was made Sunday night.

"You want to threaten one of my people, then guess what? It's time to pay the piper," Dolunt said.

"It didn't take long for police to track the man who they say made the threatening comment. With the help of the federal authorities, he was arrested Monday night, and is now behind bars waiting to be brought up on charges.

Dolunt says another Facebook user let them know about the threat.

"If it's a threat against police they should call us," he said. "Actually if it's a threat against anyone, we should be notified."

He says it's a good reminder too, that anything you say on social media, does not get completely erased, and police do have the tools to find you.

"We have rights too, we have families too," Dolunt said. "And if you want to put it out there that you want to kill us, we'll we're going to lock you up. I don't want to kill you, I want to lock you up."

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