MENU

      Birmingham's police chief under fire over faith

      Birmingham's police chief is coming under fire over his faith.

      The Freedom From Religion Foundation is focusing on chief A.C. Roper.

      Roper is a Christian minister, and also works with a group promoting prayer as a crime deterrent. {}The foundation says Roper is not using his position properly. {}It says he promotes Christianity through actions like leading prayers at police gatherings.

      {} {} {}ABC 33/40 contacted a police spokesman about the matter. {}He said the department would not issue any statements or comments at this time.

      {}

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER