[WATCH] LMPD Officer Accused of Rape Was Passed Over by 4 Other Police Departments

“I couldn’t believe it was happening,” said one of the alleged victims who spoke exclusively to WDRB News and asked to remain anonymous. “A police officer in uniform was doing that to me.”

The drug questions that caused Cano problems with Florida police agencies did not trouble him in Louisville because LMPD does not ask them in the same way.

LMPD does not asks applicants to list all of the police departments they’ve applied to, nor does it inquire about every drug ever used as Florida did. Instead its questionnaire only asks if an applicant used, possessed, bought or sold marijuana in the past three years or controlled substances or narcotics in the last six.

Drugs were not the only red flag in Cano’s history. WDRB News also obtained an LMPD record detailing an incident in September 2015 when he shot a homeowner’s pit bull. According to the report, he went to the house on a report of a break-in.

It was later discovered that there was no crime, just a back door with a bad latch, a concerned neighbor and two teens at home who didn’t hear him call.

The dog died.

Four months later, Cano failed his final LMPD police training evaluation. Trainer Mark Brown said, “Cano is not ready at this time to go solo,” and that he, ” had several safety issues.”

Despite all of this, WDRB News found nothing in Cano’s history about rape or sexual abuse. His attorney maintains his innocence.

Three of the six accusers have filed lawsuits. Attorney Shannon Fauver said LMPD’s public integrity investigators conducted interviews with them in the last week.

“If there are any other victims out there now is the time to come forward,” Fauver said.

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