20 Stories of Police Behaving Badly
19. Off Duty Cop Drank 10 Pints of Beer Before Deadly Crash
When you’re the law, does the law still apply? Hopefully this off-duty Suffolk County cop will find out the hard way that yes, it still does. After drinking 10 pints of beer and a margarita, the intoxicated officer proceeded to drive the wrong way on a highway and hit another car head on, killing the driver in a fiery collision. The officer pleaded not guilty to the charges of aggravated vehicular manslaughter and the trial is still on-going.
20. Cop Threatens to Kill Journalists and Protestors
Tensions were running high during the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, but that was no excuse for one cop to utter death threats. An FPD officer reportedly pointed a rifle at a group of journalists and protestors who’d gathered and told them, “I will f***ing kill you!” After a video of the incident went viral the officer in question was forced to resign from his position.