Cops ousted for bad behavior often land in one place
July 10, 2020
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A car crash four years ago was the final straw for officer Ellis Brown's career with St. Louis police.
Brown and his partner were tailing a car late one night in the Central West End when the driver lost control and hit a light pole, causing a fire that engulfed the car, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The officers didn't stop to give aid. They didn't radio in the crash so that paramedics might respond to the burning car with a woman inside. Instead, they left the area and later lied on reports to account for their time that night, according to state disciplinary rec...