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Florida Criminal Defense Attorney :: Law enforcement plays prank on prosecution

Police are under investigation for jokingly filing in a witness statement in the name of a force dog.

Officers in the UK became exasperated when prosecutors asked for an account of a crime from a “PC Peach'” not realizing Peach was the name of a police dog. So they completed the form as if it had been written by the K-9, and signed it with a paw print.

The dog’s statement read: ‘I chase him. I bite him. Bad man. He tasty. Good boy. Good boy Peach.’
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Peach’s statement has gone viral on both cop humor pages on Facebook as well as Twitter, where it was retweeted over 150 times.

The prosecution, who usually works hand-in-hand with the police, did not find the prank as amusing, asking for an internal affairs investigation. It is unlikely that the officer involved will be penalized for this prank.

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