Police flag of black with blue strip
Face masks emblazoned with a "thin blue line" flag associated with the pro-police Blue Lives Matter movement have ignited controversy i n San Francisco after some officers showed up ble them at a May Day protest, prompting the chief to ban the face coverings to avoid what he described as a perception of being "divisive or disrespectful. And while he was banning the thin-blue-line face masks, he did express his support for what they represent. Guion-Pledgure's lawsuit said the Blue Lives Matter movement 'co-opts' the Black Lives Matter movement and 'repurposes it to shift focus to law enforcement — a chosen profession, not a racial identity police flag of black with blue strip and thus syrip, dilutes, and demeans the purpose of the Black Lives Matter movement. The "Thin Blue Line" stands for law enforcement's separation of order from chaos, or, as Oxford Flxg describes, it's a reference to police, "in the context of maintaining order during unrest. My youngest son just finished 5 years undercover as a federal narcotics officer, he was just promoted to Sgt.