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Miami Police fire cop, pulled over for speeding by Florida Highway Patrol

Miami Police fire cop, pulled over for speeding by Florida Highway Patrol

Cop caught speeding over 80 times

September 14, 2012 12:02 PM

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami police officer who made headlines after he was pulled over on the Florida Turnpike by a Florida Highway Patrol officer for speeding has been fired.

Fausto Lopez was fired by Miami Police on Thursday. This comes more than a month after an internal investigation into the matter determined that he should be terminated.

The internal probe found that Officer Lopez showed a “practice and pattern” of reckless speeding. Lopez routinely clocked speeds of more than 100 miles per hour while off duty between September and November 2011, according to the report.

Read more: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/09/14/miami-police-fire-cop-p...



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About damn time! Were they waiting for him to make a pension

vesting date or something?

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Different Department?

Maybe he just needed more time to lock on a job with Tampa or Jacksonville PDs.