The Dante Candelaria Incident, Part One - Investigation - LawOfficer.com

The Dante Candelaria Incident, Part One

In spite of exculpatory evidence, Orlando (Fla.) PD Gang Unit Det. Dante Candelaria faces 31 years in a state prison


Dave Grossi | Monday, May 7, 2012

Let’s say you’re a gang unit investigator. In fact, let’s say you’re the lead gang investigator for your agency. And let’s say you’re on duty late at night and see a car full of junior gangbangers driving through your city. You know the driver has a suspended ops and the two guys in the backseat are on probation with a 6 p.m. curfew. You give chase but they manage to elude you. 



Related:



Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
print share
Author Thumb

Dave Grossi

Dave Grossi is a retired police lieutenant from upstate New York now residing in southwest Florida.

BROWSE FULL BIO & ARTICLES >

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide

Companies | Products | Categories
Articles

Ferguson: A Lose-Lose Situation

All hell is breaking lose in Ferguson. And it is all so sad. Why? Because there are almost no winners while there are, unfortunately, plenty of losers... More >

 

Law Officer Survey

LEOs & Drug Policy

The results are in. More than 11,000 sworn LEOs took time out of their busy schedules to tell us what they think about America’s fast-changing drug policy.
More >

 

Get LawOfficer in Your Inbox

Terms of Service Privacy Policy