A 11-year veteran of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department was fired, and charged with assault, filing a false police report and looting in at 5 store amid George Floyd protests on June 1.During the Floyd protests, which spanned from coast to coast, countless stores and businesses were looted of them burned to .
While of the protesters remain entirely peaceful, these criminal factions discredit most everything the protests .
When cops being participating criminal activity , gets blurred even further.
Erdem Gorgulu, 46, responded with other sheriff's deputies to a call of looting at .
Upon entry Gorgulu encountered Juan Martinez, 28, who was allegedly mistreated by Gorgulu in an excessive use of force incident.
Another deputy reportedly witnessed the incident and crossed over blue line to report the the police watch commander who promptly opened an investigation.
Gorgulu's car was searched after a warrant was obtained and items, belonging to 5 from 2150 East Highland Avenue, were located in his vehicle.
Deputy Gorgulu was later fired and charges of assault and looting soon followed.
Amazingly enough, Gorgulu was turned in by a fellow cop.
Erdem Gorgulu charged with assault with a deadly weapon, looting, and other charges.
Charges against Martinez were later dropped for lack of evidence.
San Bernardino County Sheriff John Macmahon weighed in on the incident in support of the officer who turned in his fellow boy in blue.
I will not allow criminal acts unchecked and assure our deputies held to standardI applaud deputies for standing up for with the overwhelming majority of officers across this great nation who do things for reasons .
The criminal acts committed by Gorgulu while serving in his capacity as a are inexcusable and undermine all , valuable work deputies do every day Although Gorgulu's acts were unacceptable and disheartening, this incident an example of how deputies are willing forward and report unethical behavior.
The San Bernardino County District Attorney's office appears willing and prosecute Gorgulu.
When it proven beyond doubt court of law, prosecute those committing criminal acts, who .
Curiously silent matter of a sheriff's deputy charged with serious crimes police officers' union by the title The Sheriff's Employees' Benefit Association.
A search of Gorgulu's name on their website came up empty, indicating the union will likely side with Gorgulu if their members.
It's unclear at if Gorgulu's firing, arrest, and charges are simply a show of force against alleged corruption or if the sheriff DA will with prosecution.
As reported past, when deputies are charged with crimes, not only are later dropped, when all to the case diminishes, but they often times get their jobs back and go right back to abusing the supposed authority given to them by way of their badge.
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