Joe Demarco Wiki – Joe Demarco Bio
Joe DeMarco has been identified as one of the white men who disgustingly imitated the murder of George Floyd in front of the Black Lives Matter protesters. On Tuesday night, June 9, the New Jersey Department of Corrections suspended him in a statement addressing the behavior without naming Joe DeMarco. Joe and his brother James ‘Jim’ Demarco were involved in a reenactment of George Floyd’s death in Franklinville, New Jersey, on Sunday night, June 7, as a peaceful protest marched, according to Fox 29 Philadelphia. The incident was recorded by many of the protesters, who showed shock and disgust at the recreation.
Passersby recorded Jim DeMarco as he depicted Floyd’s death, kneeling on Joe DeMarco’s neck in the same way that Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck. The other white people standing on the property were yelling at the passing protesters all the time.
At one point, one of the brothers said, “This is what happens, this is what happens, comply with the cops, comply with the cops. He’s dead because he didn’t comply.”
These racists just won’t let up pic.twitter.com/QcsIVt1AZl
— 🇧🇧 (@rahm3sh) June 9, 2020
The video can be seen from a different angle below:
Trump supporters are disgusting. These Franklinville, NJ Trump supporters mockingly re-enacted the George Floyd murder. This needs to go viral! Who is this man? pic.twitter.com/xOOV2F7yNs
— Black Lives Matter (@HKrassenstein) June 8, 2020
Joe Demarco Suspended
Joe DeMarco was suspended from his job as a corrections officer at a New Jersey facility pending a full investigation of the incident Less than a day after the video went viral. The New Jersey Department of Corrections released a statement addressing the behavior of its employees, without naming Joe DeMarco.
The statement reads:
- We have been made aware that one of our officers participated in the filming of a hateful and disappointing video that mocked the killing of George Floyd. The individual has been suspended from their post and banned from NJDOC facilities pending a thorough and expedited investigation.
Many Twitter users have stated that the property where the group of Trump followers was owned belongs to one of the DeMarco brothers and that this brother sells wood or firewood on the property. This has not been confirmed, but you can see large pieces of reclaimed wood for sale on the fence in each of the videos, each marked with a price tag.
James Demarco FedEx
Jim DeMarco works for FedEx and was fired on Tuesday, June 9, according to Newsweek. Newsweek reported that Jim DeMarco knelt on his brother Joe’s neck in the video. FedEx also issued Newsweek. Without naming Jim DeMarco as the employee in question, the company said the video was “terrible and offensive.” The statement said:
- FedEx holds its team members to a high standard of personal conduct, and we do not tolerate the kind of appalling and offensive behavior depicted in this video. The individual involved is no longer employed by FedEx. A diverse and inclusive workforce is at the heart of our business, and we stand with those who support justice and equality.
TMZ received a statement from FedEx in which they wrote: “The behavior depicted in the video, involving a FedEx employee, is terrible and offensive.” The employee in question was immediately removed from all FedEx job duties while our investigation was complete and all internal procedures were followed. ” The shipping giant further said, “A diverse and inclusive workforce is at the heart of our business, and we support those who support justice and equality.”
Originally from the U.K., Darryl Hinton is a journalist and web content specialist who now lives and writes in Trending Topics of United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Hinton’s work has appeared in a wide range of publications in print and online, including The Guardian, The Daily Beast, Pacific Standard magazine, The Independent, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and many other outlets.