Law enforcement officers from a multi-department task force in Polk County (FL) were caught on camera playing video games during a drug raid.
Detectives from the Sheriff’s office, Winter Haven, Auburndale and Lakeland police department’s all participated in the raid, and all caught on camera. [...]
Records show 16 detectives spent 9 hours searching Difalco’s property, the cost to taxpayers $4,000.[...]
[Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd] “It’s an embarrassment to the detectives involved and its an embarrassment to the organization but you know what we employee 1800 people and not one of them is perfect we all make mistakes. They made a mistake.” via.
What’s the big deal? They’re just people goofing off at work in the midst of gathering evidence for a fruitless war on drugs. Funny how the most addictive thing in that house apparently was the Nintendo Wii. Seriously, I could play Wii Bowling all day. That thing is like crack. UPDATE: Deadspin has the video.