New York City Police Department Suspects Veteran Officer of Pimping
A New York City Police Department Internal Affairs investigation discovered a seven-year veteran officer may have been moonlighting as a pimp, officials said.
The NYPD Internal Affairs investigation found officer Monty Green "discussing prostitution-related activities" during a wiretapped conversation, the New York Daily News reported.
Green has not yet been charged, but NYPD officials said they want to fire him.
"It was presented to the Brooklyn district attorney's office for prosecution," said Deputy Inspector Kim Royster, an NYPD spokeswoman. "The DA said there wasn't enough evidence."
"We are now moving toward filing departmental charges against the officer and our plan is to terminate him," Royster said.
The case began in 2009 when the officer's name came up in a wiretapped phone call involving Andre Dickenson, who was later charged in a double murder inside the home of ex-Jets star Jonathan Vilma.
The Internal Affairs report found that since 2007, Green had been accused of associating with criminals, menacing and official misconduct in nine department investigations. The reports shows all but two investigations were either unsubstantiated or had "no disposition."
Investigators have since amassed wiretap and surveillance evidence against Green, who is currently working in the police Fleet Services Division.
In one wiretapped conversation, Green allegedly admits to having sex with a prostitute and said he wanted to pimp the woman out, the report says.
Green, 30, has denied the allegations against him.
"That's not me," Green told the New York Daily News. "I don't know anything about that."