We’re always hearing about the many good cops there are. But from observation, there are bad cops who do bad things, would-be indifferent cops who protect bad ones, and are by association implicated, and good cops that end up leaving the force.
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In the latest example of a cop that is making us give all the side eyes, is a Missouri cop who was reportedly bragging about all his overtime income that he received since working in Ferguson, The Root reports. In true déclassé fashion that should make decent people everywhere cringe, the cop referred to the extra income as, “Michael Brown overtime.”
The cop in question,Todd J. Bakula, also known as “TJ,” allegedly posted the following status on Facebook:
“I decided to spend my annual Michael Brown bonus on a nice relaxing bicycle ride trip to Defiance. Eating dinner now and staying at a bed and breakfast tonight. And heres to my awesome wife for doing this with me while being 18 weeks pregnant.” [Defiance is recreation spot 40 miles from Ferguson.]
St. Louis County police officers are investigating the incident according to reports. Whether that will actually translate to any disciplinary action for the cop, we will see.
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