FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Ohio Deputy Fired for Making Inmates Dance

May 04, 2012  | 

An Ohio sheriff's deputy has been fired for making inmates dance if they wanted to use the jail microwave.

Summit County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Dominic Martucci, 35, was fired for violating departmental policies. An inmate reported that Martucci ordered five inmates to dance to Usher's Yeah! song and invited other deputies to watch during an early evening shift on April 11. The inmates danced their way to regaining use of a microwave that they had lost earlier that day, reports the Akron Beacon Journal.

Another inmate won the right to use the phone and commissary items for his old-school robot dance routine.

Tags: Corrections, Officer Misconduct, Summit County (Ohio) Sheriff


Comments (4)

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/6/2012 4:42 AM

If you've ever been to Summit county this story makes perfect sense.

Frank @ 5/9/2012 4:58 AM

Was it the fox trot or waltz? I always hated to dance too!

R. G. Montgomery @ 5/10/2012 9:17 AM

I am somewhat sorry the deputy lost his job over this.

On the other hand, it was a markedly dopey thing to do.

T.M. @ 5/10/2012 2:37 PM

Too much Southland.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

N.J. Court Rules for Cop Killer's Parole
A man convicted in the 1973 killing of a state trooper should be released on parole, a...
Video: Canadian LEOs Pay Respect to Fallen Officers
Albertans and law enforcement officers from across the province gathered in Edmonton...
Video: Treating PTSD Still Issue for Police
Mental health experts say post-traumatic stress disorder is a very real concern in first...
New Jersey Officer Shoots Suspect After Stabbing, Gun Grab
A knife-wielding suspect was shot by an Asbury Park, N.J., police officer during a...
Officer Found Dead at Ottawa Police Headquarters
Police in Ottawa, Canada, are mourning the death of one of their own after an officer was...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine