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March 11, 2010

DC 'snowball cop' faces suspension for pointing gun

Detective Michael Baylor drew his weapon after snowball fighters targeted his car

By Bill Myers and Freeman Klopott
Washington Examiner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A D.C. police officer who made international headlines after drawing his gun during a snowball fight should be suspended for 10 days, internal investigators have recommended.

Detective Michael Baylor didn't fill out the correct paperwork after he stopped a man who he thought had tossed a snowball and "engaged in conduct that is prejudicial to the reputation of the police force," according to an internal police report of the incident.

Full story: DC 'snowball cop' faces suspension for pointing gun

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