The Sun Sentinel won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday for its "well documented investigation of off-duty police officers who recklessly speed and endanger the lives of citizens, leading to disciplinary action and other steps to curtail a deadly hazard." Investigative Reporter Sally Kestin and Database Editor John Maines wrote a piece for the Summer 2012 IRE Journal, reproduced below, about their investigation into off-duty- cops.
Above the Law: Off-duty police caught driving from 90 to 130 mph
By Sally Kestin and John Maines, Sun Sentinel
We’d all seen it before – cops flying by with no ...Read more ...