Los Angeles Cops Fired for Ignoring Active Robbery to Play 'Pokemon Go'

Los Angeles Cops Fired for Ignoring Active Robbery to Play ‘Pokemon Go’

The in-car recording of the conversation between Lozano and Mitchell revealed that they had heard the call, spoken about it and decided not to respond. (Representational photo: Reuters) Recordings revealed that the two cops had heard the call and chosen to go pursue their quest for Pokemon creatures. Pokemon Go is certainly one of the […]

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'Catch 'Em All': 2 US Police Officers Fired for Ignoring Robbery Call to Play 'Pokemon Go' Instead

‘Catch ‘Em All’: 2 US Police Officers Fired for Ignoring Robbery Call to Play ‘Pokemon Go’ Instead

Two US police officers who went off to hunt for Pokemon instead of responding to a robbery have been fired. Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell cruised the streets searching for fantastic creatures in the augmented reality smartphone game, documents show, bagging a relatively rare Snorlax, as well as a difficult-to-trap Togetic — but no criminals. […]

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