Imagine this. You’re driving along, minding your own business, when your cat jumps out the window of your car and runs across the street. You slam on the brakes, worried about your kitty, when the car behind your smashes into your rear. Pretty easy to see the blame should be on the driver of the second vehicle because he was following too closely, right?
Well, what if you’d had little bit to drink? Should that affect the outcome? The driver in the second vehicle was still driving too close behind you. What about the fact that he was a cop? Does that mean the blame should automatically be on you? After all, you were drinking and driving…
I don’t condone driving under the influence at all, but falsifying police reports is a crime, too. This scenario actually did happen in south Florida. Four Hollywood police officers are on administrative leave pending further investigation. There’s a chance they may go to prison because one of their own cameras recorded them plotting to frame the drunk driver for the accident. They changed the story saying she swerved in front of the officer at the last second.
Sgt. Pressley, the officer who allegedly plotted the revised version of the story, said: "Well, I don't lie and makes things up ever because it's wrong. But if I need to bend it a little to protect a cop, I'm gonna."
Read the full story here.
What’s your take on this?