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New Mexico Officer Linked to Chief Sex Tape Fired

Staff Report
The Associated Press

JAL, N.M. (AP) - A southeastern New Mexico officer has been fired after authorities say he hid a video camera and released footage of his police chief having sex in the back of an ambulance.

The Hobbs News-Sun reports Jal City Manager Bob Gallagher announced on Thursday that Sgt. Joshua Terrell was recently fired for eight violations of the city's personnel manual. He called Terrell's actions a "disgrace to the department and to our citizens."

The firing comes after Jal Police Chief Larry Burns was suspended for two-week in connection with the secret sex footage. Two television stations aired portions of a video of Burns having sex with a female companion inside a Jal ambulance parked where the city's ambulances are kept.

No phone number was listed for Terrell.

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