Murrieta PD investigates complaint of officer tailing woman from protest, Twitter exchange

Murrieta police chief says department's Twitter response to woman's claim was not 'appropriate or professional'

A screenshot of the Murrieta Police Department's response on Twitter to a woman's claim that she was followed by an officer after honking in support of a Black Lives Matter protest at Winchester and Murrieta Hot Springs roads.
The chief of the Murrieta Police Department said the agency is investigating after a woman alleged on social media that a patrol car tailed her from a Black Lives Matter protest — and the department is also investigating a response written to the woman from the department’s official Twitter account, which the chief acknowledged was not “appropriate or professional.” On Sunday, 19-year-old Aaliyah Becerra made a series of posts on her Twitter account asking Murrieta police to “explain why I was followed by a police car into a neighborhood after I had honked and cheered for the BLM protest.” In the thread, Becerra claimed a Murrieta police vehicle followed her through four left turns before deciding to “casually pull off.” In posting the tweets, Becerra tagged th
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