A Miami police officer who made headlines after he was pulled over on the Florida Turnpike by a Florida Highway Patrol officer for speeding should be fired.
The Miami police officer who was caught doing more than 100 mph on the Florida Turnpike by a Highway Patrol trooper accepted a plea deal in court on Thursday.
The Miami cop who touched off an inter-departmental police feud after he was pulled over by a trooper for hitting up 10 120 mph as he sped to an off-duty job in his patrol car can avoid time in jail if he accepts a plea on a charge of reckless driving.
The Florida Highway Patrol trooper who pulled over an off-duty Miami police officer who was driving more than 120 mph on the Florida Turnpike last October did not violate any department policies.
Miami’s interim police chief has called for an end to any retaliatory acts by his officers directed at the Florida Highway Patrol because of an incident last month in which a trooper pulled over an off duty Miami officer who was speeding on the Turnpike.
Recently released amateur video of two Florida Highway Patrol troopers apparently speeding down a highway appears to be the latest jab thrown at FHP.