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August 05, 2010
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Cop busted for improper Internet comments

Officer Robert Fox received the most serious discipline possible after comments made under the handle 'pilgrims-progress'

By Brennan David
Columbia Daily Tribune

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A Columbia police officer yesterday received the most serious discipline allowed within the department after the conclusion of a month-and-a-half-long internal investigation into improper Internet comments.

Officer Robert Fox was penalized for posting information related to the juvenile record of a protester who was photographed and quoted in a May 16 Tribune news story. The penalty for violating his duty to safeguard information was 120 hours without pay, the complainant, Columbia resident Greg Williams, told the Tribune after he met with Fox and police administrators yesterday.

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