Arizona Cop Fired For Reportedly Having Sex While On Duty

Victor Valenzuela fired sex on job

He may have been hired to serve and protect, but a Maricopa, Ariz., police officer appears to have gone too far after he allegedly had sex with the wife of another man late last year.

Officer Victor Valenzuela was fired in March for reportedly admitting that he had an affair with the wife of Perry Edwards -- even as Valenzuela was on duty at the time, results of an internal investigation showed, according to KTVK in Phoenix.

Valenzeula confessed to the tryst, which happened one day last December, according to an investigator's report. The officer also reportedly admitted to wearing his uniform and driving his patrol car to the Edwards home.

"He showed remorse, he was embarrassed and he wishes to go on with life and hopes that this goes away," Maricopa Police Chief Steve Stahl told the TV station, after it learned of the investigation.

Valenzuela told the investigator that the sexual encounter happened just once, for a half-hour, and afterward he signed up for a 12-step sex addiction program, KTVK reports.

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The loss of his job was a "pretty heavy penalty" for Venezuela to pay, Stahl said.

The investigation was prompted in March after Edwards showed the TV station sexually graphic texts that were sent between his wife and a city of Maricopa police officer. Edwards' sister, Roberta Schneider, who was disgusted by the supposed affair, called on the department to investigate.

"He is supposed to be serving our community, not making booty calls in the back of his car," Schneider said.

As for the Edwardses, they're reportedly in the middle of divorce proceedings.

Meanwhile, Valenzuela, whose law-enforcement certification is suspended until September, is apparently laying low. KTVK says it was unable to locate the former officer for comment.





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William J

Officer Victor Valenzuela. I wish you success in your future endeavors. I hope you are able to remain in your chosen carreer field and become an outstanding officer in the future. I firmly believe that if allowed to continue you will not repeat this mistake in the future.

September 28 2012 at 2:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lucy.mcgonad

He is not the only police officer guilty of such crime. Investigate deeply into the police and government and more will be revealed.

September 28 2012 at 11:39 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lucy.mcgonad

They had sex for half an hour and they are proud of themselves. Shame on cops who left their duty for sex. What an animalistic behaviour? Sex with another man's wife? Shame. It shows that the woman has been going around with men. This is not her first time. I pity your so called husband who married a prostitute thinking he married a wife. Well it is true that only the woman can tell who is the father of the child.

September 28 2012 at 11:34 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lucy.mcgonad

What goes into the mind of women, especially the married women is hard to understand. It is a signed of decayed society we find ourselves. Parents are no longer setting good example to the younger ones. Married women want to have sex with younger boys and married men want to have sex with younger girls. Why such low and loose soceity? The police are no longer interested in their job and security but after snatching people's wives for sex. Animalistic behaviour. It is time to check for sexual abuse in families, offices, police department, government offices, schools and institutions. Silence is not a solution. There is need disciplinary measures in our society. Many women are unfaithful in their families and likewise men to tell the thruth. Many girls in the family are loose, jumping from one boy to another.

September 28 2012 at 11:31 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
sscout2010

Hey Victor come apply in Payson AZ our cops do it all of the time we have had 4 fired the last few years for the same thing. they are allowed to patrol inside of our bars. this is where they met some of the girls. Good luck
i hope u get your life back I would not wanted to have that dudes seconds u might learn that in 1 of your classes
God bless u and your Family.

July 26 2012 at 11:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
DJL461

"I love a man in a uniform" - Gang Of Four (1982)

July 26 2012 at 8:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
vampyreangelus

hope the wife gets nothing she is busted.

July 26 2012 at 7:55 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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johnlynda

How busted is she? LOL

July 26 2012 at 8:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
qaqs9000

People throwing stones when they are guilty of the same actions.

July 26 2012 at 7:31 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
bmifflin2011

Protect and Serve??? hopefully he was "serving" with protection....

July 26 2012 at 7:15 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
harperbrown01

You mean people have sex at work? I wonder how we all came into this world?

July 26 2012 at 7:08 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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