Barcelona: Two policemen were suspended for dancing while driving a patrol (see video)
October 3, 2012
Mayoralty of Cerdanyola del Vallès in Barcelona has suspended work without pay for two local police officers that have recorded a video in a patrol car while on duty.
The video, which has been published through the social network YouTube, shows two clearly recognizable and identifiable agents openly, dancing, performing and making obscene movements and committing repeated traffic violations.
“We learned late Monday afternoon and started everything needed at the administrative level, we initiated an administrative penalty, which is a way to start collecting data but also apply precautionary measures, and we have suspended them in work and wages”, explained at a press conference councilwoman Human Resources, Montserrat Montiel.
Meanwhile the Cerdanyola has filed a complaint for offenses that were detected in the video:
Driving without belt
Driving with no hands on the wheel
Cover their eyes while driving at least 6 seconds
Eating in the car
Remove half body out the window with the vehicle in motion, the driver and front passenger.