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If Chicago Cop Richard Fiorito Did Target Gays, He Won’t Be Doing It Today

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On desk duty. That’s where you’ll find Chicago cop Richard Fiorito, who allegedly made repeated false DUI arrests of gays and lesbians around the Boystown neighborhood to put in for overtime while making court appearances.

Technically, desk duty is “administrative leave” for the officer accused of framing gays on drunk driving charges. Now more than 20 of them are filing civil rights lawsuits against the cop and the Chicago Police.

Not helping things: Video from Fiorito’s own dashboard cam showing Michael Vaughn, who Fiorito claimed was drunk, passing a field sobriety test just fine. That didn’t keep the cop from arresting and booking him.

Fiorito’s attorney Dan Gallagher, meanwhile, is hoping to kill any notion that his client intentionally targeted gays. “When a police officer is driving a car and he sees someone speed by or is swerving,” says Gallagher,” how can you tell if someone’s gay or not?” Well Fiorito didn’t have a problem, allegedly, calling those someones “faggots.”

By:           editor editor
On:           Oct 8, 2009
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  • 10 Comments
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      I hope this fat fuck gets “hard” time and is the cell block bitch for years…………

      Oct 8, 2009 at 10:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DeAnimator
      DeAnimator

      Chicago PD is the worst PD in the Midwest. And that’s saying something. This city has the most queer unfriendly cops around. Fuck them. They should be firing these bigoted assholes.

      Oct 8, 2009 at 12:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dellisonly
      dellisonly

      The video shows some clear racist behavior. More importantly it shows a prick cop who uses his badge to be a prick being a prick.

      Oct 8, 2009 at 12:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      Is it wrong to hope he contacts a really,really fast acting particuallry painfull strain of fatal SWINE flu?

      Oct 8, 2009 at 12:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scott ny'er
      scott ny'er

      desk duty? Does that mean he’s getting paid for sitting and doing nothing?

      great. I love to hear shite like that. Take his pension away. That’s what I want to hear. Or if he’s suspended. It should be without pay. What’s this crap of suspending people with pay? That means they get to do NOTHING and get paid for it.

      Oh and besides the cold, wind, add this to the list of why I won’t be moving to Chicago.

      Oct 8, 2009 at 12:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GeoffM
      GeoffM

      Politics in the Windy City are cutthroat….and not in our favor. This guy is vile.

      Oct 8, 2009 at 4:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      20 Gay people have basically had their lives turned upside down by this sub-human scumbag. They will be dealing with the aftermath of his actions for years. Once a negative mark entered into any kind of data base it will haunt you for years. These people will have insurance, job, credit, and many other kinds of nightmares that will be almost impossible to erase. We can only hope that they each receive a substantial sum as a result of the civil suits they file. As to Officer Richard Fuckface, he needs to see a lot more hurt than simply losing his pension. They need to file crimminal charges against him, and make them all separate counts disallowing the sentencing for the charges to be served concurently upon conviction. Therefore he would be convicted for and sentenced for each act individually. IF they were to prosecute Officer Fuckface in this manner he would be looking at a minum of ten years in prison. He seems to be very interested in interacting with Gay people. Maybe ten years of Gay prison sex will really satisfy his curiosity………..

      Oct 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • nikko
      nikko

      Evil bastard, I hope everyone affected by this garbage man sues the pants off of him, and put him out of the police force for good.And let that be a warning to other Chicago policemen.

      Oct 9, 2009 at 1:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ricky
      ricky

      it’s CHICAGO what would you expect?

      Oct 9, 2009 at 4:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tylerkyle999
      tylerkyle999

      Those who feel it’s their duty to “out” Kagan are not thinking clearly.
      Whether or not she’s a lesbian is of no consequence to her abilities to be a justice.
      On the other hand it hands the bigots in congress a reason to hold up or kill her nomination.

      May 14, 2010 at 4:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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