Chief: Discrepancy on officers' drinking a misunderstanding
Police investigating compliance of liquor laws are allowed to purchase and consume alcohol as part of their job
By Daniel Chacon
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A surveillance video that led to the dismissal of an alleged liquor code violation against Hooters also reveals that Colorado Springs police detectives were drinking alcohol despite assurances to a judge that they weren't.
Police Chief Richard Myers blamed the discrepancy on a misunderstanding.