This will teach you never to pull a practical joke a work -- or let your dog near your coworker's jar of peanut butter.
These two ingredients -- combined with a few subversive voice recordings -- was all it took to fire a Fort Lauderdale Police Department investigator and suspend three other employees without pay.
Police Chief Frank Adderley fired Crime Scene Investigator Stacy Jenkins after finding out about a few practical stunts she masterminded, according to the
Sentinel. Officers who were aware of the high jinks were given a few
slaps on the wrist as well, including Sgt. Kimberly Hancock, who
received a ten-day suspension without pay. Three-day suspensions were
given to Det. Kerri Hagerty and Public Safety Aide Julia Horn.
bet you're just dying to know what one of our city's crime scene
investigators was doing with her dog and a jar of peanut butter. We were
too -- but were a little let down when we realized it didn't have any kinky
According to an internal review,
Jenkins placed a hidden digital recorder in the city's Crime Scene
Investigation office to record day-shift workers' conversations. But
that's not all. She later told her three coworkers about the taped
conversations on January 30, 2010 -- while she let her dog eat from
another detective's peanut butter jar.
the last bit of information that put Jenkins in the dog house. Officers
who admitted to eating from the jar for a week afterward without
knowing were outraged that some canine saliva was making its way onto
We're just happy this woman
doesn't work with us: She even told her colleagues she had previously
let her dog urinate on another detective's desk.
We'll give you something to investigate, Jenkins -- like the source of
your own misplaced anger issues.
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