6 Detroit police officers suspended amid federal probe

Posted at 5:59 PM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 17:59:10-04

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say six officers have been suspended amid an ongoing federal investigation.

Police Chief James Craig tells The Detroit News the officers are expected to be indicted soon. He says more officers could be suspended.

Craig the department also has begun an internal investigation, but he declined to provide any details on what was being looked into. He says the officers have been suspended with pay.

Detroit Police Officers Association President Mark Diaz tells the Detroit Free Press the officers were suspended for conduct unbecoming a police officer. He says the officers work in four different precincts.