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Police video nixed over company’s ‘divisive messaging’

August 27, 2018

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A video featuring police officers in one central Pennsylvania city doing a lip-sync challenge has been nixed over a featured company that an official accuses of “divisive messaging.”

York city spokesman Philip Given tells the York Daily Record the video was not shown at a Saturday baseball game as planned due to the mayor’s concerns that it could harm police and community relations.

In the video, a police officer follows a Maple Donuts truck while the song “Eye of the Tiger” plays.

Maple Donuts owner Charles Burnside is a strong supporter of President Donald Trump displays that support in advertising. Burnside declined comment Sunday.

Video creator Sue Adams says the video was meant to be fun, not political, and was to help raise money for the police department’s motor unit.

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Information from: York Daily Record, http://www.ydr.com

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