Voyeur cop was spying on stepdaughter

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NYPD officer Miguel Gomez is charged with spying on his stepdaughter for more than a month. (Metro file photo)

Initial reports indicated that 41-year-old NYPD officer Miguel Gomez was allegedly videotaping a neighbor coming and going from her apartment, but the Daily News reported that the NYPD officer arrested for “illegal surveillance” last week was apparently spying on his own stepdaughter.

According to The Daily News, court documents revealed that the 21-year-old was, in fact, his stepdaughter who lived in the same home as Gomez and her mother, and that Gomez spied on the young woman for more than a month, between May 28 and July 15, as she got dressed and had sex.

Gomez’s lawyer reportedly said prosecutors actually only have one recording.

According to defense attorney Mark Panzavecchia, the video was taken in the bathroom and no sexual activity was recorded.

Gomez is an eight-year veteran in the police force. He was reportedly released without bail, but barred from being in contact with his stepdaughter.

Neighbors allegedly expressed shock at the allegations.

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