6 Miami Police Officers Fired for Ignoring 9-1-1 Calls

Video footage shows one officer ignoring dispatch orders to save an unconscious baby


 
 

RT.com | | Wednesday, February 6, 2013


MIAMI, Fla. -- An investigation into Miami police officers’ on-duty conduct found six officers were ignoring 911 calls while instead kissing their girlfriends, shopping, and drinking coffee.

One 911 call involved an unconscious five-month-old baby. Video footage shows Miami police officer Dario Socarras ignoring dispatch orders to save the child, while drinking coffee for nine minutes and lying to the dispatcher about being “en route”. Paramedics eventually reached the unconscious child, while Socarras never went – but still, the officer wrote in his daily report that he attended the scene.

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