A ‘Love Rectangle’ Takes A Turn For The Worst And Instantly Goes Viral
By: Eboni Walker
A new love triangle has gone viral, but this one involves a fourth person and NYPD cops.
According to the New York Post, the messy love “rectangle” took a turn for the worst when an NYPD sergeant cheated on his officer girlfriend with a fellow cop. What makes the situation even worst is that the mistress officer was married to another New York police officer.
The “love rectangle” was uncovered through social media this week. You can see one of the posts here:
All officers were removed from active duty and had their guns taken away in an effort to keep them from harming each other.
Forty-year-old Sergeant Kandou Worley’s live-in girlfriend, Tyeis Coppin, 41, found intimate pictures of Worley and Officer Stephanie Gallardo, 33 in his phone and immediately became outraged.
Coppin, who is a union delegate in the 32nd Precinct, decided to upload the photos on Worley’s Instagram page.
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Four NYPD Cops’ ”Love Rectangle” Results In Officers Being Stripped Of Their Guns To Avoid Them Killing Each Other – Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Four cops have gotten themselves entangled in a “love rectangle” that resulted in them being stripped of their firearms so they wouldn’t kill each other. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The New York Post reports that an NYPD sergeant cheated on his cop girlfriend with a fellow officer, whose husband is also on the job — and the bosses took away everyone’s guns so they wouldn’t kill each other, sources told The Post on Monday. Last year, Sgt. Kandou Worley, 40, and Officer Stephanie Gallardo, 33 were both assigned to the department’s Strategic Response Group where their romance started, according to an NYPD document. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The affair came to light when Worley’s live-in girlfriend, Tyeis Coppin, a union delegate in the 32nd Precinct, found suspicious photos on his cellphone. One of the photos showed Gallardo and Worley cuddling while Worley’s chest was damp with water. Another photo showed the two kissing and caressing each other. In a rage, Coppin then took to Worley’s Instagram account and posted the photos. In the caption Coppin wrote, “I told my girl I loved her 10 mins b4 I f–ked this one,” and “She’s someone’s wife, she’s not my girl tho. I have one and this is not her!!!!” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Worley found the photos posted and notified Gallardo. Gallardo was then called in for questioning after the department found out about the incident. Gallardo referred to her and Worley’s romance as a “personal relationship” and claims it was from September to October. The gag is, Gallardo is still living with ….…to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
According to The New York Post, Worley’s Instagram username is ironically “mike_lowry_78”, which is a reference to the “ladies-man detective played by Will Smith” in the famous Bad Boys movies.
The photos uploaded depicted Gallardo gazing into Worley’s eyes. Water dripped from Gallardo’s hair and Worley’s bare chest. Another photo shows Worley cuddling with Gallardo as he kisses her cheek. Gallardo is wrapped in Worley’s arms as he plays in her hair.
Along with the photos, Coppin used a very risky caption: ” “I told my girl I loved her 10 mins b4 I f–ked this one,” and “She’s someone’s wife, she’s not my girl tho. I have one and this is not her!!!!”
Worley and Gallardo reportedly met when they were assigned to the department’s Strategic Response Group. This was when they began to see each other outside of work.
The day after Christmas is when Worley notified Gallardo that the photos were posted online. Two days later the NYPD were informed about the photos.
When Gallardo was questioned, she confessed that she had a “personal relationship” with Worley in September and October of last year. But Gallardo claimed that she had been separated from her husband Sergeant Cristian Gallardo, 28, since March. However, the Gallardos were still living together and raising their one-year-old daughter.
Gallardo and Worley had no intimate interaction outside of kissing.
“With the exception of kissing while together off-duty on a number of occasions, the relationship [with Worley] was not intimate,” Gallardo said.
An NYPD source stated that the circumstances of the incident raised “the potential for violent outcomes due to the sensitive nature of infidelity and everyone having access to guns.”
Therefore, nine handguns were taken away from the four officers in total “under a section of the Patrol Guide that permits impounding firearms in ‘non-disciplinary cases,’ including those involving “stress as a result of family or other situations.'”
In the NYPD report, written on December 30, says the case was turned over to the Special Operations Division Investigation Unit for “further review, including a review of social media.”
Within the last week, all four officers have returned to active duty with their guns.
Lt. John Grimpel announced that the NYPD Patrol Guide allows relationships between officers, including a superior and a subordinate. Only if “you’re a police supervisor in the police academy,” are relationships are prohibited.
“Any police officer in the academy cannot have a relationship with a recruit in the academy,” Grimpel said.
Results following the investigation are still pending.
None of the officers addressed the situation when asked to comment from various media outlets.
The news of the officer’s relationships made its way around social media within the last week.
Many people saw the entire situation as being hilarious. Others believed there is a greater message to look into.
One commenter wrote: “When [black officers] cheat on someone, they have their guns taken away. But when a [white officer] kills a black man he keeps his gun and job…”
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Source: The New York Post, Instagram