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7 MPD officers investigated for confiscating illegal guns but not making arrests: Contee

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DC Police Chief Robert Contee announced Friday that a member of the community made a complaint on Sept. 11 about an incident involving police officers. An internal investigation led to the discovery of a series of misconduct incidents that involved police stopping people and taking firearms from them, but not making an arrest.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Seven D.C. police officers have been accused of misconduct after an internal investigation reportedly found they confiscated illegal guns without trying to arrest the person who had the weapon.D.C. police Chief Robert Contee said it was a community complaint against the department back on Sept. 11 that triggered an investigation into the confiscation of guns by officers at the department’s seventh district station.

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