Anorak | Police leak Rihanna photo to TMZ, but get off the hook?

Police leak Rihanna photo to TMZ, but get off the hook?

by | 2nd, July 2012

LEAKING pictures to the press is, obviously, very common indeed. If you get them by hacking an email, you’ll get thrown in prison. But what happens if you’re two police officers? Well, there’s a whole issue of betrayal of trust, misusing a position of power and, generally speaking, acting immorally when you’re supposed to be a moral guardian.

Well, the two cops who allegedly leaked the photo of Rihanna after she was assaulted by Chris Brown will not face criminal charges, officials have said.

Apparently, prosecutors didn’t have enough evidence to show that TMZ paid the accused officers for the image which leaves Rihanna’s lawyer wondering whether the singer will pursue any further legal action or not. Regardless of the outcome, it does leave rather a sour taste in the mouth.

That said, officers Blanca Lopez and Rebecca Reyes are due to appear before disciplinary panels and could well lose their jobs… But we know how the police work. They’ll probably get demoted and hope that everyone forgets about it. Which they will.

An internal report, obtained by the

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