Miami Police Officer Michael Juchnowski Fired for Pepper Spraying Taxi Driver

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Michael Juchnowski, A City of Miami Police officer, has been fired for a variety of reasons including his part in a bizarre pepper spraying incident on Miami Beach last month. Juchnowski, who lives in Miami Beach, was apparently distraught after his firing, so much so that the Miami Beach police sent out a memo telling their officers to be cautious if they are called to his apartment. 

Random Pixels has obtained memos related to Juchnowski's firing. On December fourteenth he got into some sort of bizarre road rage incident with a taxi cab driver near Lincoln Road and Meridian Ave in Miami Beach. While in his car Juchnowski got into an argument with the cab driver who was picking up a patron at David's Cafe. He was off-duty at the time. 

Juchnowski got out of his car, and the two got into an altercation. Juchnowski pulled out a can of pepper spray and used it on the driver. Witnesses interviewed by Miami Beach police weren't sure who started the fight, but the incident taking together with other factors was enough for MPD to decide to terminate Juchnowski. 

Though, the story doesn't end there. Lt. Ronald Chapman of the Miami Beach Police department issued a memo yesterday warning his officers of Juchnowski:
Today, his City equipment was taken from him by the Miami Police Department Internal Affairs Investigator. The investigator requested our agency be notified as the individual was extremely distraught after the firing. Responding officers should use extra caution when responding to the location. PSCU was advised and the address has been flagged to advise any responding officer of the possibility of encountering the individual who is believed to have personal firearms.


[Random Pixels: Miami cop fired following road-rage incident]

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Unstable cops
Unstable cops

The City of Miami has too many mentally unstable police officers. Unfortunately they get to carry loaded weapons.

Downtown policeperson Wanda Mendez acts as an enforcer for the drug club Space. Her partner Jeffrey Glasko failed a drug test. Cocaine.

ὀλίγος
ὀλίγος

All these incompetent bitch boys with mental disorders run around toting guns in my city, fuck that. Counceling? please dont. let him finish off a couple of his own. Thats what the police do about overtown right, just let them kill eachother off.

CopSpeak
CopSpeak

More police officers are convicted of child sex crimes than all other professions combined. It's law enforcement's "dirty little secret", and one we are committed to exposing. Police officers use their positions of trust to violate our children. Their victims are threatened with physical harm and told no one will believe their word over that of a police officer. Please visit our Facebook pages to learn more about this silent epidemic that's plaguing the entire nation.http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tribute...

michael wind
michael wind

police needs therapy,especially in 33154 area

randomevent
randomevent

Is anyone going to help him?  He needs help, he's not coping well, he's showing signs of a meltdown - are we going to watch without doing anything at all?  I'm not a counselor but isn't there some kind of therapy or help he can be given or is his disintegration going to be a source of entertainment instead?

954BOLD
954BOLD

Who gives a $hit? maybe he should have thought about that before doing what he did..... One less dumb cop on the street...

Donzon24
Donzon24

Sounds like deep seeded problems prior to his termination. One third of the cops i know are truely mentally disturbed and shouldn't have been hired in the first place. Even after multiple signs of a lack of mental well being after hiring, they are never fired because they were hired in the first place and are protected by the union. In short, fuck the police. One - third of them anyway.

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