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Cop Fired For Appearing In Rap Video

According to former Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept. Officer Floyd Sawyer's personnel record, he was fired from the department for appearing in a rap video with his squad car and uniform and then lying to his superiors about it.

The rap video was for artist Killer Mike and Sawyer is seen in a ski mask with his squad car in the background with the lights on.

In the personnel file, Sawyer admits to being in the video.

Sawyer's participation in the video was not authorized by the department documents say.

He is seen frisking a man and taking money from him and handing it to another officer.

Chief Willie Lovett decided to fire Sawyer for his appearance in the video. Records show Sawyer lied when asked about it by his superiors and changed his story.

Sawyer appealed to then acting city manager Rochelle Small-Toney, but she upheld the department's decision and Sawyer was terminated.

Added: Jul-2-2011 Occurred On: Jul-2-2011
By: jbpnw
Regional News, Other News
Tags: cop fired, police, rap video,
Location: Savannah, Georgia, United States (load item map)
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