LA Cops Sing Cruel Racist Song Celebrating the Death of Michael Brown

December 24, 2014 7:55 PM

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A song celebrating the killing of Michael Brown that was performed at a retired officer’s party during an Elk’s Lodge charity event has prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to launch an internal investigation, according to its chief’s statements on Tuesday.

Lodge member Gary Fishell sang the sordid tune to the melody of the ’70s hit “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce. The lyrics of the song were changed to blatantly disrespect the death of Michael Brown.

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