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Erik Estrada Tackles Child Porn Crimes As Part Of New Task Force

January 22nd, 2009 9:41am EST
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Former CHiPs star Erik Estrada's real-life cop exploits have paid off - he's well on his way to becoming a U.S. federal Marshall after joining an anti-internet porn task force in Virginia. The former TV cop trained to become a real crime fighter for reality TV flop Armed & Famous - and when the 2006 show was canceled, he stayed on as a lawman.

He is now a fully-trained police reserve officer in Muncie, Indiana, where the TV show was based, and his determination to become a real cop has impressed officials in Virginia.

Last year, Estrada was made a Deputy Sheriff in Bedford C...

Erik Estrada Wants To Be Buried A Cop

December 13th, 2007 9:05am EST
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Erik Estrada is so proud of his police roots he wants to be buried in uniform. The former CHiPs star is a reserve officer after completing training he started for reality show Armed & Famous, and now he thinks of himself as a lawmaker first, actor second.

He says, "I hope 30 years from now, God willing, that when it's time to put me in my grave, I'll go in my uniform and badge."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

'Armed and Famous' Producers Face Lawsuit

March 13th, 2007 9:13am EDT
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TV show Armed And Famous is facing a lawsuit over a case of mistaken identity. Lyndsay Clements, 22, of Muncie, Indiana claims her apartment was raided by five to eight police officers who then restrained her in handcuffs and subjected her to questioning about two people she did not know.

The now-canceled CBS show saw celebrities including Jack Osbourne, LaToya Jackson and Erik Estrada acting as part of the Muncie police force.

In the claim filed last week, Clements insists the police search was illegal and excessive, violating her constitutional rights. The claim also states Cl...

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