BSO Deputy David Wimberley Lies on Arrest Reports, Must Now Bravely Endure 30-Day Sentence
When Broward Sheriff's Deputy David Wimberley arrested 44-year-old Troy Baldeo in a Tamarac 7-Eleven in 2010, he filed reports that said Baldeo was yelling with clenched fists and should be charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, and assault on an officer.
A police badge in Florida is a license to speed.
A Sun Sentinel investigation revealed troubling practices: Police officers are not cited for speeding like ordinary motorists; off-duty speeding routinely goes unchallenged unless someone complains; and punishment can be as slight as a verbal or written reminder to obey the speed limit...
The reason? A culture among cops who seem to regard driving fast as an entitlement, and an atmosphere of tolerance by their supervisors.
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