Twenty-five cops were caught cheating on a promotional exam. Nobody got fired. Some still got promoted.
CLOSE Two and a half years ago, an internal investigation at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department uncovered that 25 employees attempted to cheat their way to a higher rank by sharing questions and answers from a confidential promotional exam.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – It was the fourth time that the deputy had taken the highly competitive investigator exam, and most likely, the fourth time she had failed. After 12 years on the bottom rung of the sheriff’s department, the coveted promotion from deputy to investigator – which meant more money, more respect and more important work – remained... read more