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Police Union Head in NJ, Other Cops, Being Investigated for Gangster Rap Video

Can't imagine they have much street cred

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The music video for the song "Temper Like An Alcoholic," performed by Irvington hip-hop artist "Gat The Great," embodies all the bad stereotypes of a 1990s "gangsta rap" video…

The lyrics might be tame for a hard-nosed rapper, but Gat and his posse are only part-time musicians.

Gat is better known as Officer Maurice Gattison, president of Irvington's police union, and the other three men are decorated township officers. All four are now the subject of an internal investigation because of the video, which has reignited a debate about what police officers can and can't say. Does the right of free speech trump department rules and regulations when the cops are off-duty?