Florida assistant state attorney suspended for violating social media policy

Post slams downtown Orlando after Pulse shootings


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Kenneth Lewis, an assistant state attorney for Florida, was suspended pending further review for comments he made on social media.

In a message from Angela Starke, public information officer for the Office of the State Attorney, Lewis violated the SA09 social media policy.

"The social media policy was adopted and implemented on February 20, 2015, as part of SA09's code of conduct," according to the statement. "Every employee is required to sign the policy. Failure to comply can result in discipline up to and including termination."

Part of Lewis' post said, "Downtown Orlando has no bottom. The entire city should be leveled. It is void of a single redeeming quality. It is a melting pot of 3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs. It is void of culture."

The post goes on to say that "Orlando is a national embarrassment." 

There has been no comment from Lewis at this time.