Rhode Island Cops Under Investigation for Ordering Roadside Pushups
(NEW YORK) — Cops who allegedly told some mischievous teens to drop down and give them ten might have to go through their own painful exercise.
In North Providence, R.I., Mayor Charles Lombardi is said to be livid over learning that four members of his police force supposedly ordered five teenage boys to do push-ups after picking them up last Friday for damaging a mailbox.
What the cops didn’t realize at the time was that someone in the neighborhood recorded the entire thing on video, which Lombardi got to watch.
Now, the police involved in the alleged incident are under investigation as the mayor describes what he’s seen on tape as nauseating and unacceptable.
Lombardi is considering suspending the officers involved although one of the boys’ mothers actually agreed with cops’ push-up regimen.
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