San Francisco Cop Suspended for His Photo Hobby
When off duty, Officer Gared Hansen enjoys shooting (photographing, that is) nude models as mermaids and other magical beings. But when his department found out about the extracurriculars, they suspended him — Internal Affairs even looked into him after that. Naturally, Hansen sees it as a fun hobby. But the SFPD says that it reflects poorly and in bad taste upon the department…
I’m inclined to think, “So what? He can do what he wants in his free time as long as he’s not representing the actions as department-sanctioned.” What do you guys think? At this point, after being suspended on two separate occasions, Hansen has supposedly been getting the ‘bad’ jobs, like transporting prisoners.
Read the full story on Slate.