KILLEEN — The Killeen Police Department is looking into a video posted to Facebook that appears to show an officer tapping on a cellphone and then holding it while driving a police car.

The video was posted to Facebook Tuesday by Marcus Evans, and had been viewed about 81,000 times by Thursday afternoon. The 30-second video shows the unidentified officer handling a cellphone as she drives. Near the end, the officer holds the phone up to her mouth.

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Hacksaw

Once again we're shown there's one set of laws for police and another set for taxpayers. Had that been any other driver in Killeen they would have been pulled over and issued not one but two citations. Texting while driving is against the law. Operating a motor vehicle on public roads while not wearing a seatbelt is against the law.

That officer should be held to the same standard and issued those citations and the associated fines. No less would be done to a citizen and no less should be done to this officer!

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