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CCTV,Bristol, England.A police officer who was meant to stop Bristol shop-lifters stole two computer games and ruined his career.

Peter Cokell was permanently stationed at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, and had an unblemished record as a PC, yet he was caught on CCTV in HMV committing the crime he had spent six years trying to stamp out.

The 34-year-old, from Wick, South Gloucestershire, was fou More..nd guilty of theft by District Judge David Parsons after a three-day trial.

Cokell picked PlayStation 3 games Call of Duty: World at War and Kill Zone 2 and hid them under his kevlar body armour before smuggling them out of the store on April 7.

At about 8.40pm that night, 20 minutes before the store was due to close, HMV's loss prevention officer at the time, Gary Sutton, noticed the officer browsing. As he had known Cokell professionally for several years, he r


Added: Nov-2-2011 Occurred On: Nov-2-2011
By: Zipper10
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Tags: England, Thief, police, officer, computer, games, shop-lifters, CCTV, Bristol
Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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  • Nothing worse than a bent copper,stupid beyond belief.

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  • Glad they caught the guy, scum like that don't deserve to wear that badge.

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  • what next? a janitor peeing on the toilet seat? a libriarian talking loud? a medic inflicting a wound? an occupy wallstreet protester getting a job?

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  • What an idiot, he of all people should know the workings of a cctv camera and security protocol. I guess they will hire anyone these days.

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  • Sometimes I think the police are the biggest organised crime gang in the country.

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  • This happened in 2009, it's old news. Is it true that people from Bristol are called Tittys? (Bristol City = titty)

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  • Did they end up busting any of the police who were caught stealing on camera in New Orleans during Katrina? Somehow I doubt it...

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  • imagine that a thieving cop?

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