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

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Video: Ind. Cop Demoted for Appearing In Hip-Hop Video

November 06, 2012  | 

VIDEO: Ind. Cop Demoted for Appearing In Hip-Hop Video

Gary (Ind.) Police Chief Wade Ingram demoted one of his patrolmen who appeared with his cruiser in a YouTube video with people flashing guns and gang signs.

Officer Jason Johnson appeared with his squad with lights activated in a "making of" clip from the filming of Freddie Gibbs' "BFK" hip-hop video.

Chief Ingram terminated the officer's take-home car privileges and transferred him to the garage, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.


Comments (7)

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7

Jim A @ 11/6/2012 7:07 PM

Nice job, idiot. Hope you like it in the motor pool.

Rick @ 11/6/2012 9:37 PM

Natural selection at its finest. What a dumbass. Enjoy takin transit yo!

Prince @ 11/6/2012 10:16 PM

Natural selection Rick? I hope you are not an officer making that type of comment. However one part of your comment was correct in regards of his lack of judgment. Good job Chief Wade he is lucky that he is still a Police Officer.

PaulG @ 11/7/2012 1:29 AM

Stupid....

DPB @ 11/7/2012 6:13 AM

Prince,

I do not understand your comment. I don' care if Rick is a police officer, he is entitled to his opinion (whether we agree with it or not.)

Rick's comment appears to refer to the knucklehead's actions. You know, the one whom allowed the use of department equipment and his position as an officer (without permission of his superiors) to lend an air of legitimacy to a gang bangers video.

Rick's comment is no different than any of us would make about soemone (white/black/male/female) whom thought some idea or decision was great, but really wasn't. (Although Jackass movies may prove me wrong; who is more dumb, guys whom hurt themselves or guys who pay to see movies about guys whom hurt themselves?)

S.S @ 11/7/2012 6:56 AM

That's using some common sense. What a dumbass. What does he think now that he's gonna get some respect for being in the video. Yeah right! I guarantee you those so call rappers are laughing their asses off for what happend to this wannabe police officer. I hope it was worth it dummy. Way to use your head.

michael @ 11/7/2012 11:16 PM

What a fool.....How the hell do we keep hiring these idiots in LE today. He is lucky to be still have a job even if it is in the motor pool. I know my dept. wanted to get rid of a Capt. once and they could not after months of trying. He was truly a POS, but he was reassigned to the city fueling pumps for the next several years until he retired. Never commanded anything but the fuel log sheets and some records.

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

Video: FL Trooper Saves Woman with CPR, Arrests Her for DUI
Unable to wake the driver, the trooper broke the vehicle's window and found she had no...
Suspect Fleeing Baltimore Police in Vehicle Pursuit Opens Fire on Random People
"This could have been much, much worse," Baltimore police commissioner Kevin Davis said at...
California Officers Raid Massive Illegal Weed Operation
Inside the four-story warehouse, police found thousands of plants stacked next to one...
Milwaukee Creates Police Intelligence Unit to Fight Opioid Crisis
The task force will provide a quicker turnaround of intelligence, identify patterns and...
Video: Kansas Chief Credits Off-Duty Officer with Saving Lives By Shooting Gunman Inside Costco
Howell identified himself to Costco employees, ran into the store as everyone was running...

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.
Police Magazine