ZAZ: Under federal sentencing guidelines losing your job as a police officer is not grounds to get a lower sentence. The Supreme Court decided that in one of the Rodney King cases.
Keeve: FTA: The 11-year veteran of the SDPD was ordered to five years probation including DUI classes and 25 days of public work service.Umm, isn't that pretty standard for a first-time offense? I know a few people that have had a DUI and none of them served jail time. Or should I ignore that fact and jump on the cop-hating band wagon and suggest that this is somehow an indicator of the end of the world?
labman: Hey, what is that separating the rest of us from cops? Oh, right, it's a thin blue line.And cops wonder why they have a bad reputation. it's because the good ones don't call out the bad ones when they pull shiat like this...
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