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APD Internal investigation almost over

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February 14, 2008

Albany - An internal investigation into possible misconduct by three Albany Police officers will likely be wrapped up in the next few days, but the chief indicates he doesn't think there's much to the allegations.

At least three APD supervisors are being investigated by internal affairs for their actions while taking a test last month at the Law Enforcement Center. The exam was on criminal procedures such as when to arrest a person.

Surveillance tape shows the officers, all Captains or Lieutenants, talking to each other during the exam. Chief James Younger says there is no evidence that the officers were cheating on the test. 

He said, "There are no indications at all because, number 1, there would have been no benefit to anybody trying to use somebody else's information. This was not a promotional exam. It had no impact on anyone's performance appraisal or anything like that, so there's no benefit to that."

APD won't tell us the names of the officers involved or what would happen if they are found to have acted improperly.

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