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NC police officer suspended for arresting video-recording bystander

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11 months ago

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Source: WGHP


September 02, 2013


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  • shadow_officer

    11 months ago

    8572 Comments

    alittle steep....i could see 1 or 2 days...but not 30 days.

  • Gods_team_max50

    IowaNinersFan

    11 months ago

    20292 Comments

    Bump to all the comments. 30 days without pay is very steep! Don't know too many professions that would dish out such punishment (non LE included).

  • 1979_max50

    Robocop33

    11 months ago

    14614 Comments

    This Sgt was wrong for doing this but 30 days without pay, man that is pretty steep! With him being a Sgt. they have other options such as a 3 day without pay suspension and reduction in rank, or a week or maybe as much a two weeks without pay and being allowed to use his vacation days to even a probationary reduction in rank etc. A month without pay is pretty darn tough. Maybe the Deptartment never bothered to tell them it was legal to film and/or photograph Officers. Depending on this Sgt's record I would go as little as a weewithout pay and allow the Sgt to just lose a weeks vacation AND probation for his Sgt rank for 6 months to as much as two weeks unpaid suspension and reduction in rank and that suspension could still be a two week loss of vacation.

  • White_shirt_max50

    uncledennis1

    11 months ago

    23284 Comments

    Just ignore it.

  • 1211120858_max50

    FreezeP

    11 months ago

    1456 Comments

    If a month off without pay doesn't get your attention I don't know what will. I once got 3 days off without pay for going off during roll call, all I did was raise my voice while giving my opinion abt what I thought was wrong, I never cursed or made any threat of any kind. They also sent me to anger management. Needless to say, that was the 1st and last time I do that.

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    Jonas

    11 months ago

    42138 Comments

    Nosy kid should be minding his own business.

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    cakdep1

    11 months ago

    3166 Comments

    This kind of action and behavior only fuels the publics distrust of officers!

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