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Stacey Koon

Cop In Rodney King Beating

Now Drives a Limo

12/10/2012 10:17 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Stacey Koon -- the former LAPD sergeant who did prison time for zapping Rodney King with a taser -- has changed careers -- he's now driving a limo.

An independent photog got Koon driving a limo for Music Express, the high-end private transport company. Koon, who was leaving LAX, scoffed at the photog, who asked if he had a reaction to Rodney King's death.

Koon was acquitted in the Simi Valley beating trial back in 1992 -- and the acquittal triggered the L.A. riots. He was later convicted in federal court of civil rights violations and served 30 months in prison.

The beating occurred nearly 22 years ago. So we gotta ask.


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31.

lmanilow    

He should have got a medal!

593 days ago
32.

PictureUp    

headline should read LAPD Cop Koon that beat Coon now drives a limo!

593 days ago
33.

Sheila Shigley    

Stacy Koon did NOTHING wrong! Rodney King was a career criminal and he deserved the punishment by getting his sorry ass whipped by the LAPD!

593 days ago
34.

b    

This dirtbag was still doing drugs 20 years later. He got what he deserved. How many peoples lives including the cops were put in danger because of his drunk car chase.

593 days ago
35.

b    

He was a cop helping the community. Rodney King, the LA4 Football Williams who almost killed Reginald Denny and beat up many Asians during the riots are the real problem. The cop should have shot these worthless hoods

593 days ago
36.

cindy    

This man is my hero !!!! Rodney King was useless human being and served no purpose while here on earth but to do drugs, have illegimate kids and cause damage and despair everywhere he went. Sounds like most people in the hood actually.

593 days ago
37.

What You Really Want To See    

Music Express limo to lilo's place, stat!

593 days ago
38.

Vernon P. Alarcon    

3. Stacey dont like TMZ Koons talkin to him biatch......

593 days ago
39.

Ca2Az    

The nation saw 3 minutes if an incident that included an assault on a female officer, drunk driving, reckless driving, felony evading, and resisting arrest. Although it appeared to be police brutality, a police "swarming technique" is hard to watch as we had no audio to refer to, just media speculation. So this one Jackass got his millions and still blew most of it. What an outstanding citizen he was.

593 days ago
40.

heather    

He's probably mad that obama was RE-ELECTED For 4 more years... so u know he got some road rage within. lol yes yes yes 4 more years

593 days ago
41.

Concerned about society     

Koon didn't have to go after the koon he did himself in with his lifestyle so I guess the truth will set u free

592 days ago
42.

Made it Past 27    

Well whats he supposed to do? Live under a rock

592 days ago
43.

Mike    

Sergeant Koon did not do anything wrong. He was f-d by the system. Rodney King would not have been tased if he had just pulled over, and obeyed the lawful commands of the officers.

592 days ago
44.

nico    

Stacy Koon is an American Hero

592 days ago
45.

hinsonstuSH    

What America? ....the one the bigoted a**h**** want back?

592 days ago
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