Like a MySpace cowboy, the online community that's skyrocketed to popularity, isn't just for teens and aspiring rockers. It can also be a digital doughnut hut for police officers.

According to a report in Kentucky's Herald-Leader, a handful of Lexington police officers may be reprimanded for comments and photos posted to that deride gays and the mentally disabled.

One Lexington police officer even described himself in his MySpace profile by saying: "I love to lock a mother f----- up ...," according to the report.

That's certainly shooting from the hip.

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