Broward County

'Extremely intoxicated' Fort Lauderdale officer brawls with hotel security while holding baby

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Police Officer David Knapp doesn't remember how he wound up in a private area of the Ritz-Carlton beach hotel parking garage with his infant child in his arms — or the fight he started with a security guard who questioned what he was doing there.

Knapp, 33, who was off duty and described as "extremely intoxicated" during the Oct. 20 event, is facing a 20-day suspension without pay for actions unbecoming a police officer and conduct prejudicial to the good order of the department.

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