Becoming a police officer is a noble profession that requires bravery, intelligence, and a willingness to risk your life daily to “serve and protect.”
However, in the last few years, the headlines about police shootings, abuse, and corruption have been nonstop, proving that a few bad apples can spoil the bunch.
Here are 20 stories of police officers who were caught on their worst behavior.
1. Police Sample Wares in Pot Shop Raid
In 2015, three police officers were caught on a security tape while conducting a raid on
a Santa Ana, CA cannabis dispensary. After breaking down the doors, they attempted to dismantle the security cameras, but accidently missed one. The missed camera caught the officers making fun of a disabled customer in a wheel chair and sampling edible cannabis products while on-duty.