German Bosque, Florida's Worst Cop, Is Finally Facing Jail Time

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Opa-locka City Hall
Let us quickly recount the glorious career of German Bosque, Florida's worst cop. He was arrested three times and fired five times. He was probed more than 40 times by internal affairs, including 16 cases involving serious battery and excessive force. He tried to board an airplane with a loaded gun, got caught with coke and counterfeit cash in his police car, was charged with domestic violence, lied to his bosses, and made up police reports.

And through it all, he kept his job and avoided serious trouble. Until now! The Opa-locka sergeant was convicted last night of felony false imprisonment and witness tampering for assaulting a local youth counselor.

Bosque's unwholesome exploits came to light in late 2011 when he earned a starring role in "Unfit for Duty," an investigative series by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune into how Florida's lax internal affairs systems and powerful police unions prevented bad cops from getting fired.

The Opa-locka officer was Exhibit A -- despite the litany of complaints and getting fired five times, he always got his job back. In fact, he was literally Florida's worst cop, the officer whose credentials had been threatened by misconduct more than any other currently working police officer in the state, according to the Herald-Tribune's investigation.

Bosque's response to the story was equally priceless:


During an August interview in Opa-locka, Bosque lit up with excitement when he heard that he led the state in discipline cases.

"I can't believe that," he said. "I'm not trying to smile. I just... damn!"

The greatest hits of his career read like a Training Day sequel treatment. He split open one handcuffed man's face with a vicious headbutt and spit in another one's face. He improperly chased a suspect until he crashed into a tree and then covered up his role in the wreck by doctoring police reports. He punched a teen suspect in the face three times and seriously hurt him.

But Bosque couldn't beat the latest case against him. In August 2011, he responded to a domestic dispute involving a city youth counselor named Korey Davis, who was sitting in his car with a baby on his lap after arguing with the child's mother.

Bosque reached into the car, grabbed the baby, and punched Davis in the face. Then, when Davis drove to city hall to file a complaint, Bosque threw his cell phone across the room, handcuffed Davis, and berated him for nearly half an hour.

Now, after yesterday's jury verdict, Bosque is a convicted felon. Judge Miguel de la O can hand him a sentence ranging from probation to ten years in prison, the Miami Herald reports.

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33 comments
Rina DuBón
Rina DuBón

With his track record, he'll get probation....... And then get his job back

Will Rodriguez
Will Rodriguez

I'm SURE their is MANY more cops like this! Dade and Broward County!

Pamela Rodgers Rodriguez
Pamela Rodgers Rodriguez

He came into my work one time & he was the biggest asshole. Not to mention his girlfriend was with him sometimes, other times his wife. Douche

Ismael Antonio Sanabria
Ismael Antonio Sanabria

How is this possible? Fired 5 times?? Any other state no questions. Gone. Fenito. Oh wait who am I kidding it's south Florida law enforcement. You can be a serial killer and get there. Thank god my law enforcement agency has standards.

Tony Prieto
Tony Prieto

He's not a bad cop, he just wanted to keep IA very busy.

Frank Ponch Torres
Frank Ponch Torres

He needs a dose of his own medicine. The type that gives cops a bad name

Cary Gonzalez
Cary Gonzalez

Oh gee, he faces possible probation...that'll teach him....

illicitgains
illicitgains

If he ever gets prison time....Cops, judges, lawyers, prison officials, all work together so...

Christian Wells
Christian Wells

This is a perfect illustration of just HOW MUCH it takes to get rid of even ONE cop.

ceanf9
ceanf9

scumbag pig. must be nice to get to go home on house arrest after being convicted of two violent felonies while in the possession of a firearm. i am betting the scumbag judge is going to slap him on the wrist in front of the court, and then give him probation.

Hazie Almendares
Hazie Almendares

Opalocka is corrputed no matter what. There are streets that are impossible for cars and people to walk on. Everytime the weather becomes bad the rain floods the streets and it breaks my heart to see so many kids, mothers, fathers, elderly walk those dirty waters just to get HOME. It's been like that for years. How many elected officials have corrected that? HERES YOUR ANSWER: NONE‼️ ABOUT COPS IN OPA LOCKA they are a small precinct therefore I don't blame them for rehiring this cop because there are no cops that want to get a job in a poor neighborhood if cops would take the job and better the neighborhood the city might have hope to become a better city.

Eliana Maglio
Eliana Maglio

I still feel he will just get probation.... if they never done anything for those countless of times, things won't change. Too much corruption.

gunstarhero
gunstarhero

I will believe that not all cops are bad when the good cops start reporting the bad cops.

Santiago Martinez
Santiago Martinez

This makes me feel bad for all the good decent cops out there.

Kristen Ledesma
Kristen Ledesma

It's about time. Cops are merely traffic bullies. Where are the cops when someone is getting hurt? Driving around Little Haiti and Downtown looking to pull over someone for a minor traffic offense. I say this, because I live in Little Haiti and the whole town is flooded with Cops.

Eddy Carballo
Eddy Carballo

At least he'll have a job waiting for him with Opa Locka PD when he gets out.

Enyer Robles-Martinez
Enyer Robles-Martinez

Wow! The guy he got arrested for assaulting was my "mentor" in high school lol...

Seán Schauseil
Seán Schauseil

Three times the sentencing for all public officials!!!

Rick Amador
Rick Amador

Power and influence are alien traits that don't belong inside a human...it's a cancer that destroys everything good in humans and as you well know, we don't have many good traits to begin with.

José Manuel
José Manuel

In this state (or country) being labeled the "worst cop" is not a title easy to get, hats off to Mr Bosque I hope he drops the soap often.

illicitgains
illicitgains

You would think so but....Not yet. If he gets prison time his buddies there will make take care of him. Cops, judges, lawyers, prisons all work together and 'look out for one another'.

ceanf9
ceanf9

what 'good' cops? how many 'good' cops stood by and did nothing while this pig terrorized the public?

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