RACISM: NOWADAYS, YOU GOTTA FAKE IT TO MAKE IT. Bridgeport Officer Who Reported Racist Letter Wrote It: Police. “A former Bridgeport police officer who claimed someone left a racist memo on police letterhead in his mailbox at headquarters in February admitted to writing the letter himself and has been charged with filing a false report, according to police. Former Officer Clive Higgins reported that he found a racist hate letter in his police mailbox the morning of Monday, Feb. 9 and feared for his life because of it.”