Coppell's Deputy Police Chief Resigns After Passing Around Suspect's Nude Cell Phone Pic

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Back in April, Coppell Deputy Police Chief Matthew Kosec abruptly resigned from the department. He didn't give a reason, nor did the city, which said only that he'd been on administrative leave for weeks while an internal affairs investigation was conducted.

Meanwhile, both The Dallas Morning News and CBS 11 each filed an open records request for copies of the 145-page investigative report, which they finally got their hands on yesterday.

According to the report, a female cop filed a complaint against Kosec in March after the deputy chief beckoned her to his desk, where a crowd of police department employees were gathered, laughing at pictures. He told another officer to go back and show the woman a picture taken from the phone of an 18-year-old assault suspect -- the Morning News says he's a junior or senior high school football player -- showing him "nude and either touching or covering his genitals."

Kosec doesn't deny his colleague's allegations, nor does he deny that passing around nude photos was a really dumb idea. "There was no reason for her (or me, for that matter) to view the pictures," he wrote in a statement included in the investigative report, according to CBS 11. "I took an oath that prohibits this type of conduct and for that i will always be ashamed."

It will also be tough for him to find a new job, at least so long as a Google search of his name prominently features news of his resignation. So for now, according to his official LinkedIn status, he is "open to opportunities."


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YaValioCacaWates
YaValioCacaWates

Nothing worse than a bad cop.  The deputy chief is probably working in Farmers Branch now.  Cops taking care of cops.  Cops don't usually get fired, they just get moved somewhere else.  You know, out of sight, out of mind.  It's a professional courtesy type thing.

Obummer
Obummer

Yo Tom Bodett said, "In skoo, you taught uh lesson an' then given uh tess. In life, you given uh tess dat teaches you uh lesson."

WatchingSouthDetroit
WatchingSouthDetroit

Where is the Coppell chief and why hasn't he/she got anything to say about this low life deputy chief?  The chief is the one responsible for maintaining control of his people - especially a direct report like a deputy chief.  Is the chief hiding under his/her desk in the back office because of a major management failure?  The chief is supposed to represent the entire department but I guess not in Coppell.

itchyjack
itchyjack

And yet he got a reference letter from the city on the way out the door.  Ahh, good to be a boy or girl in blue sometimes.

Willie
Willie

Stupid is as stupid does.

Vndallas
Vndallas

Seems like he enjoys looking at nude 18 year old boys.

FEDUP
FEDUP

Once AGAIN, another M O R O N who was  cop.


holmantx
holmantx topcommenter

he sexually harassed a subordinate in the workplace.  She complained.  He also used evidence not in an official capacity.

and, of course, he looked at a nude dude.

big redneck violation.

Jessica Stewart
Jessica Stewart

just because you wear the uniform doesn't mean you deserve to

oakclifftownie
oakclifftownie

Just think of all the poor souls he left behind who now have to endure The Post Incident  Mandatory Long version.... What is and Isn't Proper Workplace Behavior and the dreaded Sensitivity Training !

Without Snacks !

Montemalone
Montemalone topcommenter

When does he get the child porn charge? Pedophile charge? Anyone else would be required to register as a sex offender.

Sharon_Moreanus
Sharon_Moreanus topcommenter

His preferred transportation is skipping.

DirtyP1
DirtyP1

@Myrna.Minkoff-Katz @ScottsMerkin 

I'm starting to figure you out. Instead of a rational comment, you think of the craziest shit you can insert into a topic that really has nothing to do with the article.

Myrna.Minkoff-Katz
Myrna.Minkoff-Katz topcommenter

You both need to form and express opinions of your own here, instead of heckling those who do.  Now, fuck off!

holmantx
holmantx topcommenter

@TexMarine @holmantx 

old, tiny carved inscription on a beat up wooden school desk I was sitting in:

"I was a road guard at TBS - C. Puller"

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