- A woman pulled over by the cops in July showed them a “white privilege card” instead of license.
- The two Alaska officers laughed and posed for a selfie with her and let her off.
- “I told them that I back the blue,” the woman, Mimi Israelah, said in a now-deleted Facebook post.
A woman pulled over by cops for weaving on the roads got away with it when she showed them a “white privilege card,” according to her social media posts.
Police in Alaska stopped the woman, who was in town for a rally for former President Donald Trump last month, and asked her to produce her license and registration.
In lieu of a license, the woman, identified as Mimi Israelah, pulled out a “white privilege card.”
Video reposted to Twitter shows her asking her the Anchorage Police Department officers whether they liked her card.
“That’s hilarious,” one of them said, per the video.
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Israelah also wrote about the incident in a now-deleted post on Facebook.
“He asked for my driver’s license. I looked in my wallet but I couldn’t find it,” she wrote in the original post. “When I saw my White Privilege card, I gave it to him if it’s ok. He laughed and called his partner.”
The Facebook post was accompanied by a selfie with one of the Anchorage officers.
“I told them that I back the blue,” she said in the post.
An Anchorage spokesperson told the Anchorage Daily News that the two officers might have pulled her over because weaving in a lane might be indicative of a driver who’s under the influence.
In a statement shared with media outlets, APD Chief Michael Kerle spoke vaguely about police accountability and public interactions but did not specifically address the incident.
Both officers remain employed with the APD, The Daily News reported.