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Police officer giving force a bad rap?

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

When she's not on patrol on the streets of Memphis, Candyance Davis moonlights as rapper Quolove'.

Officer Davis raps in her off time about getting paid and the violence destined for those who don't pay up.

The video for "Gimme Me" seems like a typical hard core rap video.

FOX13 showed the video to Memphians.

Markita Collier said she wants a police officer to be someone her son can look up to.

"I wouldn't want him looking up to that type of police officers, rapping about murder and money and all that," she said.

Several shots in the video appear to show a body bag.

"I don't think you really know who you're dealing with. If you did I wouldn't be wasting my time on this murder stuff," said one of the lyrics in the rap.

A spokesperson for Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said the police department is aware of the video clip and "there is an ongoing administrative investigation being conducted."

But City Councilman Harold Collins says there's nothing that can be done.

"It doesn't violate the Memphis Police Department policy," the councilman said. "But as a member of the Memphis City Council, would I do that? No. So I think it's a judgment call and an individual and how they express themselves when they're off duty."

Throughout the online rap video, Officer Davis appears to be flashing gang signs.

"A lot of that stuff is for show," Councilman Collins said. "We know there are million dollar rappers out there wearing bandanas and throwing gang signs and we know full well that's the audience they're catering to.  But are they actually in gangs? I doubt it."

FOX13 reached out to Officer Davis, but she did not respond to a request to comment.

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