Two Pa. cops being probed in sex case


By SIMONE WEICHSELBAUM

Two 12th District cops accused of getting oral sex while in their squad car have been assigned to desk jobs while the department investigates the allegations, police said.

Officials moved the officers from their district, at 65th Street and Woodland Avenue, after a Fort Mifflin security guard said he had caught the pair, with "a third party," inside their police car.

The guard said he had seen the third person taking turns performing oral sex acts on the two cops during the pre-dawn hours Wednesday.

"The police commissioner has detailed the two officers in question to nonstreet duty, pending the outcome of the investigation," said Inspector William Colarulo, a police spokesman.

"They are assigned to the differential response unit located at Police Headquarters."

Internal Affairs is investigating.

The cops, whose names are being withheld by the *Daily News,* are veterans of the force.

One officer has been with department since 1994 and the other since 1997, city records show.

According to the guard, at about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, the officers parked in front of Fort Mifflin, an Army Corps of Engineers building near Philadelphia International Airport.

The guard, who spoke to the *Daily News* on condition of anonymity, said he watched the security monitor show a person climb into the marked police car and have below-the-belt oral contact with the two uniformed cops.

Afterward, he said he called the 12th District and met with Sgt. John Kopecki, who drove to the building and took the police report.

Although the guard said he had seen the two cops' activities on the security monitor, a high-ranking employee inside the Corps of Engineers building said the alleged sex act had never been recorded.

"It was never caught on tape," the official said.

"There is no other proof than [the guard's] word, but the monitors are pretty good."

 Philadelphia Daily News (http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/)

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