Cop Selfies Frowned Upon for Dating Profiles

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27:  Members of the New York Police Department (NYPD) take part in a promotion ceremony attended by New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly at Police Headquarters on January 27, 2012 in New York City. Kelly appeared in the film "The Third Jihad" Muslim groups are asking him to step down, saying that the film they depicts Islam and its followers in a bad light. The film was shown to hundreds and maybe thousands of NYPD officers for training purposes. Commissioner Kelly refused to answer questions relating to rape allegations involving his son, TV host Greg Kelly.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The NYPD's Internet rules remind officers "that activities on personal social media sites may be used against them to undermine their credibility as members of the department." As such, using photos featuring the department uniform on dating profiles — there is apparently a site called meetsinglepoliceofficers.com — is not allowed, the New York Post reports. (Maybe all of the recent rape charges have something to do with it.) An internal investigation could even result in firings, according to the tabloid, which found one officer whose uniformed pics on OkCupid included captions like "I promise, I'm not a bad guy" and "I like girls who have some ­respect for themselves." Sounds like a real catch.