Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

We’re not against the police. We’re not against the police department, but we are against police who commit misconduct (and those who help cover it up).

 

Adding to our series on LAPD Command Staff Gone Wild…

So the word on the street and around the Los Angeles Police Department is that a Captain from Olympic Division is in hot water today over some shady business dealings.

Apparently from what I am told this Captain was taking a little money on the side to look the other way regarding a business that was selling OB Beer without the proper licensing. This Captain is believed to have advised their vice unit to basically ignore California ABC laws when it came to this particular store.  It is also alleged that this Captain was ratted out by some of the other businesses in the area who didn’t appreciate the competition getting special treatment.

Now you and I both know that if this is true, this is grounds for termination.  Taking money on the downlow to look the other way is what we call misconduct–among other things.  And I’m told the money added up to over $10,000.

According to my sources, this Captain is in really tight with the Korean American business community–even having gone to Korea to represent the LAPD.  A trip that some folks are still confused about in terms of who paid for it–the taxpayer or the organizing group.  But that’s neither here nor there.

As of now and in typical fashion the department is trying to keep this information from becoming public–hence the reason why my phone was ringing off the hook today about it.

Now it is unclear to me as of right now if the Captain was arrested or just questioned–but there’s definitely an investigation and it’s not looking good for them.

Hopefully it isn’t true–but if it is and I suspect that it is based on my sources–this is yet another example of command staff gone wild in the Los Angeles Police Department.

And just like the song goes, these cops ain’t loyal–to command staff anyway.

Can you really blame them though? Based on all of command staff’s shenanigans (at their cost) there is no love lost with the rank-and-file who were only to happy to pass on the information.

Thank you by the way.