Addiction or sheer greed! Traffic Cops Fired After Forgoing Parking Tickets In Exchange For Free Pizza

If anyone should be fired from his job, it should be for a cogent reason, that way the sacked individual would at least be able to live with himself after that.
However, imagine being fired for turning your eyes to an offense, just because you want free pizza! That is exactly what happened to Ofiicer Jeff Clegg.
For the last two years, Clegg and three of his colleagues have accepted free food from the pizzeria in order for the establishment employees to avoid parking violations. As much a $19,000 worth of fines — just under 800 tickets at $25 each — were uncollected.
“If I see a menu of the restaurant in the lower left-hand corner of the vehicle, it is either an employee or the owner’s (of the restaurant) vehicle and we are not to cite those vehicles,” Clegg told KUTV. “It got to the point that we just go in the back (of the restaurant) and get what you want, so we would go behind the counter and get our own pizza.”
The officers would only hand out warnings, but not actually write out any tickets.
The free pizza deal was made between Clegg and restaurant owner Amrol Hararah, and was discovered during the station’s probe of Clegg’s firing, which he claimed was due to his complaints of workplace bullying. Yeah, that was lie. Clegg eventually admitted it was because of all that free pizza he got.
NY Post


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