Adjunct Gets Police Visit for Anti-Trump Tweets

November 17, 2016

Kevin Allred, an adjunct professor at Rutgers University at New Brunswick and an active social media user, wrote on Twitter that some of his anti-Donald Trump tweets prompted the university to have the New York City Police Department visit him and require him to undergo a psychological evaluation.

Allred acknowledged in a series of tweets that he had been outspoken in his criticisms of Trump, but said that his comments were clearly rhetoric and gave no reason for Rutgers to ask that he be evaluated.

A Rutgers spokesperson told NJ.com, "The Rutgers University Police Department responded to a complaint from a student and took all appropriate action. We have no further comment."

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