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Video: Drunk officer fires gun in car

In edited video released by the Dallas Police Department, an off-duty officer is helped home by fellow officers after drinking too much. While in a car, Officer Kelly Beemer fired her weapon into the floor of the vehicle. She is now on leave.

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 18, 2010; 12:28 PM ET
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This is Exhibit A on why we need the right to video record police officers.

Posted by: ingod | June 18, 2010 1:15 PM | Report abuse

I wonder what her next career will be in?

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | June 18, 2010 1:57 PM | Report abuse

To protect and serve themselves. That's it. They just use tax payers for pensions and insurance.

Posted by: FiatBooks | June 18, 2010 1:59 PM | Report abuse

This is just another in a long list of reasons not to drink to the point that you have no control. You might do and say things to embarrass yourself and ruin your career.

Posted by: ctree | June 18, 2010 4:03 PM | Report abuse

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