Mocking Cartoons Raise Serious Allegations Against Top Placerville Police Commanders - Video
PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – A cartoon is lampooning the law, and making some serious allegations about the Placerville Police Department. The police chief certainly isn’t laughing.
The videos aren’t exactly going viral with about 1,000 hits on YouTube. But, that’s little consolation for the chief caught in the cartoon’s crosshairs.
They may seem comical at first glance, but the cartoons paint a more than unflattering portrait of Placerville police.
“One of our officers murdered an unarmed woman in a stolen vehicle,” cartoon character said in the video.
Characters portray the department’s top commanders and allude to a cover up, and serious misconduct.
“It’s false,” said Chief George Nielsen.
The Placerville police chief flatly denies all the anonymous allegations.
“They’re very upsetting. I think they are totally false,” said Nielsen. “It’s very troubling to me, this is harassment and bullying.”
The cartoons discuss ...