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Bill is chasing a story about a hip-hop cop from Irvington.  Detective Maurice Gattison is sparking a lot of controversy with his favorite past time—rapping. Some critics feel like he should be suspended or fired because certain hip-hop lyrics and messages are not something that a police office should be sending to the community. 

Bill met up with Gattison on the set of his music video in Newark, New Jersey where Gattison claims he is not trying to offend anyone, just simply be creative.  Is he holding up the standard of police officers? Or is this freedom speech? He claims he is doing this on his own time and he will consider being more careful with his lyrics going forward that may be offensive to the public. His latest song coming out is a tribute to Trayvon martin.

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