Two LAPD officers fired for playing Pokémon Go on duty

Two Los Angeles police officers were fired for playing Pokémon Go instead of responding to a robbery in progress, newly-released documents have revealed.

As revealed in court documents (and reported by Vice), police officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were fired for “wilfully abdicating their duty to assist a commanding officer’s response to a robbery in progress and playing a Pokémon mobile game while on duty.”

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