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An internal investigation has been launched after three Durham Regional Police officers shot a 'Hollywood style' movie trailer and posted it online.

The problem is, they starred in the video, wearing police uniforms, while inside police facilities, even using police issued equipment.

At one point, one of the officers is seen walking with a taser, towards the camera.

Chief Mike Ewles says he's disappointed on a number of levels.

Of the men featured in the video, two are uniformed officers, and one is a civilian special constable.

"We will be interviewing the employees involved as part of our internal investigation, so I can’t comment further. However, one employee depicted is a supervisor and that’s even more troubling for me." said Ewles in a release. 

“I have no idea what the motivation for producing this video would be, but I believe it is disrespectful to the hardworking men and women of this branch and embarrassing for everyone here at the DRPS."

The professional standard unit is now investigating.

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  1. Rik posted on 01/16/2014 05:01 PM
    probably nothing will come out of it, so why waste time. They are above the law
  2. Angry Bill posted on 01/17/2014 10:18 AM
    Meh... just watched it, and while I have no love of cops as a race (every time I talk to one, it costs me money so I tend to avoid them), this doesn't seem particularly extreme. Just some cops being creative and having fun. I'm sure they didn't intend to diss anyone, like the 30 year TTC dude who was retiring was doing.
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An internal investigation has been launched after three Durham Regional Police officers shot a 'Hollywood style' movie trailer and posted it online.

The problem is, they starred in the video, wearing police uniforms, while inside police facilities, even using police issued equipment.

At one point, one of the officers is seen walking with a taser, towards the camera.

Chief Mike Ewles says he's disappointed on a number of levels.

Of the men featured in the video, two are uniformed officers, and one is a civilian special constable.

"We will be interviewing the employees involved as part of our internal investigation, so I can’t comment further. However, one employee depicted is a supervisor and that’s even more troubling for me." said Ewles in a release. 

“I have no idea what the motivation for producing this video would be, but I believe it is disrespectful to the hardworking men and women of this branch and embarrassing for everyone here at the DRPS."

The professional standard unit is now investigating.

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  1. Rik posted on 01/16/2014 05:01 PM
    probably nothing will come out of it, so why waste time. They are above the law
  2. Angry Bill posted on 01/17/2014 10:18 AM
    Meh... just watched it, and while I have no love of cops as a race (every time I talk to one, it costs me money so I tend to avoid them), this doesn't seem particularly extreme. Just some cops being creative and having fun. I'm sure they didn't intend to diss anyone, like the 30 year TTC dude who was retiring was doing.
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