‘Slip ‘N Slide’ video at Mass. police academy results in two troopers put on leave
The supervisors reportedly failed to intervene in the slippery shenanigans
By Douglas Hook
BRAINTREE, Mass. — Two Massachusetts State Police troopers have been put on paid administrative leave after a video surfaced of trainees turning a hallway at the state police academy into a Slip ‘N Slide.
The video shows a trainee of the 86th Recruit Training Troop class, according to WBZ, wearing a helmet and leg protectors sliding down one of the hallways while other recruits empty water onto the floor.
The department relieved two troopers, who reportedly allowed the incident to take place, according to state police spokesman Dave Procopio.
“Internal Affairs has opened cases for both sworn members, who will be called to department hearings within the next few days to determine if they will be suspended pending the duration of the internal investigations,” Procopio said.
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The department is also investigating an altercation involving an off-duty trooper where the officer seems to be striking a person on the ground.
Initially, it looks like a group of women start to show aggression towards the off-duty cop. However, he then is seen on video walking over to where a group of men surround two women, who are on the ground, and appears to strike at them with a closed fist.
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