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So...this is why we don't get to hear about good cops.

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Because they get punished for doing things right

A Missouri highway patrol officer who criticized the department after a handcuffed man fell into water and drowned has been more harshly punished than the officer who failed to secure a life vest on the deceased man.
A 20 year-old guy named Brandon Ellignton was arrested for suspicion of boating while drunk, handcuffed and another officer did a half-assed job of securing a life vest on him. He managed to fall into the water and drown.

That officer was an experience road cop but had been on the water police unit about 2 days.

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