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    Angry Oviedo PD suspends officer for posting that he's a "super-trained killer ninja fighter" on his MySpace page as a joke

    OVIEDO, Fla. - Only Channel 9 spoke with a police officer who's been suspended from the force because of what he posted on the Internet. The Oviedo Police Department took away the officer's gun and badge when he claimed online to be a "super-trained killer ninja fighter." It's a statement the officer admits was a joke, but the department didn't find it funny.
    The controversial statement was found on Officer Justin Varkony's MySpace page. It stated that he was a "supertrained killer ninja fighter of the night who has not had a chance to use this special skill yet."
    The man investigating the case is taking it seriously.
    "It was brought to the chief of police, yes," said Lt. Dennis Lynch, Oviedo Police Department.
    Oviedo police acted swiftly and put Varkony on administrative duty. Eyewitness News found him at his Seminole County apartment on Thursday.
    "If I could go back to whenever I wrote that, I would take it off. It was a joke, that's all," Varkony told Eyewitness News.
    The Oviedo Police Department said it is a matter of public safety and that if one of its officers truly believes he is a "super trained ninja fighter who has not used his special skills yet," it is a cause of concern.
    Making things worse, Eyewitness News uncovered 22 other complaints, including one case where Varkony admitted putting notches on his Taser every time it was used. He received 84 hours of unpaid leave.
    Like the "killer ninja" comment, the 28-year-old said it was a lapse in judgment.
    "The majority cleared as minor infractions, but I'm not a rogue cop," he said.
    Instead, Varkony says he's a cop being targeted after arresting a city council person's family member in 2005.
    "The politics get rough. We try to stay away from them, but unfortunately stuff happens," he said.
    Varkony has taken down his MySpace page. Oviedo police will decide if he should be taken off the force.
    Officer Varkony will have his case heard Tuesday. The Internal Affairs report can take as long as six months. In the meantime, he will remain on administrative duty.

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    Sorry, but this guy doesn't seem to have the common sense to poor piss out of a boot unless the instructions were written on the heel. Putting notches on your Taser is just plain stupid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Putting notches on your Taser is just plain stupid.
    Agreed, but what's wrong with being super-trained to fight killer ninjas?

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    Damn, next thing you know I'll be in the psych ward, because mine may or may not say "I'm a cat, I'm a kitty cat!"

    On the Myspace thing, I hope he's cleared. The notches in the taser... damage to departmental equipment? Just sounds like he's got a bit of growing up to do yet about that one. But the ninja thing? Get real.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    "I'm a cat, I'm a kitty cat!"
    STOP THAT!!

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    This sounds like a "pattern of behavior" issue rather than hammering him for one stupid joke.

    Apparently he isn't very bright if he allowed that comment to be in the public eye.
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    hmmmm....the myspace thing feels oddly familiar to me. except when it happened to me (i wasn't suspended or disciplined, just a stern talking to from the chief who doesn't even know my name), it was WAAYYYYYYYY less of an "infraction", if you can even call it that.
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    The fact that his department was watching his myspace page may be a hint that they were looking for anything to frag him on. Just a thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    The fact that his department was watching his myspace page may be a hint that they were looking for anything to frag him on. Just a thought.
    I agree completely. He didn't help matters whatsoever, but reading that he arrested a city councilman's relative I am sure they are watching him extra close.

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    Question??? What does he mean when he said he put notches in his taser??
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    Quote Originally Posted by racing04 View Post
    Question??? What does he mean when he said he put notches in his taser??
    Short answer...he is an idiot.
    He notches his taser evertime he tases someone.

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    To Five-0...Still confused, sorry. Im only a dispatcher and the cops never explain that stuff to us???
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    In the "old" west it was said it was common for a gunfighter to carve a notch in his weapon each time he killed someone to indicate the amount of people he had killed. It was a sign of intimidation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    In the "old" west it was said it was common for a gunfighter to carve a notch in his weapon each time he killed someone to indicate the amount of people he had killed. It was a sign of intimidation.
    What happened when he ran out of space on his weapon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    What happened when he ran out of space on his weapon?

    God, you're an idiot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racing04 View Post
    To Five-0...Still confused, sorry. Im only a dispatcher and the cops never explain that stuff to us???
    No worries that is what we are here for.

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    Not the best judgement I see...........I agree with the most likely they (admin) where looking for some ammo to blast him with. Appears he supplied them with what they needed.....moron..........lol
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    Thanks five-0 and lew
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    I gotta agree.

    Sounds like, whether or not there was good reason, the brass had it in for the guy, and were looking for an excuse.
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