It's a stretch to think cops are fooled by flirtatious reporters

"The suggestion [that police officers are] so gullible they can be tricked by a journalist batting her eyes or buying them a pint is as insulting as it is patronising. They are experienced professionals."

  • Steve Myers

    Steve Myers was the managing editor of Poynter.org until August 2012, when he became the deputy managing editor and senior staff writer for The Lens, a nonprofit investigative news site in New Orleans.

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