OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Internal investigation launched into alleged sexual misconduct by three Oakland police officers.
Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said in a statement Wednesday that the Oakland Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division has been launched an investigation regarding the allegations of sexual misconduct and that the three officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.READ MORE: Newsom Signs Law to Replace Fr. Serra Statue With Memorial to Indigenous Californians
Watson said in a statement Wednesday:READ MORE: UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures Destroyed
“As a public safety agency charged with protecting our community along with upholding and enforcing the law, the Oakland Police Department takes all allegations of misconduct involving our employees seriously. Ensuring internal investigations are swift, fair, and objective is our priority.The Oakland Police Department will not tolerate misconduct of any kind from its employees. The Oakland Police Department holds all employees accountable for their actions on and off duty.”
The Oakland Police Department did not release the names of the officers who were placed on leave and did not provide any details about when the alleged sexual misconduct occurred.MORE NEWS: Costco Limits Water, Toilet Paper, Other Purchases Due To Supply Chain Delays
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