Tempe officer caught texting while operating police motorcycle

TEMPE, AZ - A Tempe motorcycle officer has been disciplined after being caught texting while on the road.

Police spokesman Steve Carbajal said the Tempe Police Department does not condone this type of distracted driving and the department has specific policies prohibiting texting while operating police vehicles.  

Carbajal said the department is now training its officers on distracted driving so it doesn't happen again.

The officer caught texting has not been identified.


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