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

Top News

Albuquerque Police Probe Officer Steroid Use

December 19, 2012  | 

Photo via Albuquerque PD.
Photo via Albuquerque PD.

The Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department has been intestigating several of its officers for illegal steroid use, the agency confirmed Tuesday during a press conference.

The department, which is facing a federal civil rights probe, acknolwedge the probe, after charging Officer Daniel Burge with receiving or transferring stolen property worth between $500 and $2,500, reports the Albuquerque Journal.

Burge allegedly kicked inthe door of an apartment and stole the TV. The TV was owned by man who lived with another officer, Gregory Donofrio. Donofrio has been on paid leave since last month for allowing two men to settle their differences with their fists.

The steroid probe is being monitored by the FBI.

Related:

Federal Civil Rights Probe Targets Albuquerque PD

Tags: Albuquerque (N.M.) PD, Steroids, Internal Investigations


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Joe @ 12/21/2012 4:57 AM

The department is "instigating" several of its officers for illegal steroid use? I could understand if they were investigating their officers, but I don't know why they would be encouraging it. Why does the story jump around? Start with steroids and end with steroids (without saying much) and the middle write about a theft. This is all around poor writing. Don't take this into a courtroom, rookie.

Sgt. Mike @ 12/28/2012 12:19 AM

Bad for all of us.

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

Fieldline Tactical Introduces the Roe Sling Bag
Measuring 17.5 x 9 x 6.5 inches, the Roe Sling Bag has a capacity of more than 1,020 cubic...
Video: Florida Officers Lured into Ambush by 911 Caller
Officers Benjamin Metz, 38, and John Schwarze, 45, a K-9 handler for Lake Wales Police...
Wisconsin Officers Save Family from House Fire
"I immediately alerted dispatch and we exited our vehicle and began pounding and knocking...
Widow of Ex-Officer Who Killed Daughters to Get Pension Benefits
Former White Plains Officer Glen Hochman, 52, had marked the “zero option” when he filed...
Video: California Officers Sue, Claim Agency Retaliated After They Complained About Ticket Quotas
Six Whittier, Calif., police officers are suing the city, saying they faced retaliation...

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