At first Pokemon Go Madness Apparently the two led to the bad choice of the police officer. As Axios‘ Stephen Totillo and BBC News The report is LAPD Now known Dismiss officer Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell for ignoring the robbery on April 15, 2017 to play Niantic’s augmented reality blockbuster. Instead of responding to a radio call demanding a backup for Macy’s theft at Cranesh Mall, police spent the next 20 minutes driving to catch a Snorlax (an unusual find in the game) and a Tojetik.
Lozano and Mitchell have denied the game Pokemon Go And insisted they were just “talking” about the game, but the car’s camera revealed that they had discussed the robbery call and chose to ignore it. Another officer called and saw the cruiser leave the area. Details were leaked when former police officers lost an appeal that would have dropped the damaging footage for alleged rights violations.
The incident came months after Niantic launched Discourage drivers From the game, and it’s safe to say when such moments are less likely Pokemon Go Demand has cooled. Yet, it highlights the dangers of both AR Metavers And addictive gameplay – it can be very tempting to avoid real life duties when the virtual world is pointing.
Two cops were fired from the LAPD when they failed to respond to a robbery report and went hunting for a Snorlax in Pokemon Go.
They appealed (their squad car recordings should not be used against them). They lost.
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– Stephen Totillo (Stefentotillo) January 10, 2022
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