Peoria Public Schools is formally cutting ties with a former school resource officer criticized for a racially insensitive social media post.
In 2017, Peoria High School Resource Officer Ryan Schubert posted on Facebook that he wanted to urinate on a Martin Luther King Jr. statue and claim it was a form of protest.
Superintendent Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat said at the time the post didn't align with the district's core values. Schubert later apologized for the post.
The school board is set to vote on a settlement agreement and release of claims at Monday's school board meeting. Schubert is set to receive $30,000 in back pay as part of the settlement. He no longer works at Peoria schools.