THE METRO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW THREE FOR THREE WHEN IT COMES TO STOLEN POLICE GEAR…
FOX 26 NEWS AND THE FACTOR HAVE LEARNED A THIRD METRO COP IN THREE MONTHS HAS REPORTED HAVING HIS TASER AND GUN BELT STOLEN.
THAT OFFICER SAYS SOMEONE BROKE INTO HIS VEHICLE LAST FRIDAY IN THE THIRD WARD…
THE POLICE CHIEF AT METRO SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED THAT ANOTHER OFFICER SINCE OCTOBER HAS HAD THEIR EQUIPMENT STOLEN.
CHIEF VICTOR RODRIGUEZ SAYS THERE IS AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY A REVIEW OF POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR OFFICERS.
“Obviously I am disappointed to learn another officer’s equipment has been stolen. We are currently conducting an internal investigation into this matter and reviewing our policies related to storage of officers’ equipment.”
Chief Victor Rodriguez