Police Officer Loses Job for Speeding on Highway

Dash-cam video shows Miami officer weaving through traffic at dangerous speeds.
3:00 | 09/16/12

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An apparently growing problem with those trust we enforcing our laws. Now, the latest, dash cam video catching a state troop er weaving in and out of traffic. That officer has lost his job. John sclifen. He made $52,000 a year to protect and serve the people of miami. Instead, he used his police car so he could repeatedly speed to another job. This is not your typical speeding offender. It's a squad car clocked at 120 miles per hour. Behind the wheel, an off-duty officer. He's about to get busted. At gun point, they arrested miami policeman lopez for speeding back in october. Turn around. Turn around. After this video went viral, an investigation was launched and authorities found that lopez was a habitual offender. Believe it or not, this is more common than you may think. Back in march, two cops in florida were fired after leading another officer on a high-speed chase. Wow, he's doing over 90. Reporter: Once pulled over, the officer started laughing hisser the clichl. Slapping his knees, claiming it was all a prank. Later that same month, two officers relieved of duty after this youtube caught them careen ing down this sandy beach. According to the orlando sentinel in florida alone, there are 7400 patrol car crashes annually that injure 2400 An average citizen sees a police car going by, they don't know whether they're respondin to a legitimate call or they're speeding because they're going home late. Reporter: He was speeding to his off-duty at a private school. According to the sun sentinel should he move on and try to get a job at another police department, this would not come up on his record. Because it's not a reported violation. If they google him, they find it out. If they watch this video. Time now for weather. We have been having problem

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