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Inspector suspended after confrontation over military flags

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Apr 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-18 09:24:18-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A code enforcement officer and her supervisor have been suspended following a confrontation with a veteran after she issued a Florida business a warning about flying military flags.
    
An employee of Jaguar Power Sports in Jacksonville, Florida, took to social media to describe what happened Monday when a wounded warrior in the store objected to the citation. Employees say the inspector told the vet he "did nothing for his country."
    
The inspector apologized on Facebook in a post that was later removed in which she described the incident as a misunderstanding. She also said her relatives had served in the military.
    
Mayor Lenny Curry tells WJXT-TV he has ordered a review of what happened. He's also working to clarify city laws when it comes to displaying military flags.
    
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Information from: WJXT-TV, http://www.news4jax.com/index.html

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