Two Long Island cops are coming under fire (pun vaguely inteded) after getting caught taking a selfie in front of a burning house. The situation is now being investigated and a conduct review has been ordered.
"It's disgusting. I don't like that because it shows no concern about the people in the neighborhood ... People in the neighborhood just lost a house, and you're going to sit there taking selfies," said a neighbor who asked not to be named.
The house in Uniondale was destroyed by the blaze but no one was harmed in the inferno.
“The contents of this video are very concerning to the department and are currently under investigation,” the Nassau County Police Department said in a statement. “If these officers are found to be in violation of any department rules and regulations, they will be appropriately disciplined.”
Somehow, the actual homeowners seemed unbothered by the unprofessionalism: "I'm not taking any offense. I'm not offended at all by this," they said to NBC.
The police union is not commenting at the time. Nassau County Police PBA President James Carver would not give a statement while an internal police investigation was ongoing.
h/t: New York Post
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