Some believe that Beyonce’s new song, “Formation” had an anti-cop message. We previously discussed the video but there was little doubt that her Superbowl performance was an homage to the Black Panthers who were responsible for the murder of 19 police officers and it appears that cops across the country are sending her a message.
Beyonce is scheduled to perform a sold out concert on April 29th in Tampa Bay at the Raymond James Stadium and no officers have signed up to work the concert.
Events such as these are offered to officers on an “overtime” basis and it is on a voluntary basis. Representatives from the Tampa Bay Police Department have not said that the failure of officers to volunteer for the event is because of the recent controversy but they did say that they would ensure there was security at the event.
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