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ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis NAACP, faith groups and civil justice groups on Thursday called for the firing of the controversial business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, Jeff Roorda, over his statement that the city’s prosecutor should be removed “by force or by choice.”

In a letter to the union, the groups say Roorda’s language about St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner “incites violence and is dangerous to our communities,” and is bullying and threatening. Firing Roorda would “send a clear message that this type of conduct — by Roorda or anyone in the police union — will not be tolerated,” the letter says.

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