Police sergeants arrested after allegedly robbing men in Detroit

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    DETROIT (WJBK) -
    A Good Samaritan snapped photos of what appeared to be two men impersonating police officers involved in a pistol-whipping and robbery outside a Citgo gas station on Detroit's east side on July 21.

    Once Fox 2 aired those photos, an even more disturbing picture developed.

    "Several unidentified police officers were working this particular robbery case, recognized one of the suspects in the photographs as being a member of the Detroit Police Department," Chief James Craig said Monday.

    Now under arrest are two police sergeants, a 47-year-old officer and 20-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department and his 42-year-old buddy from the police academy, who is a former DPD cop and 17-year veteran of the St. Clair Shores Police Department. The later recently received a distinguished service award.

    "In fact, they were police officers, just not working on-duty at the time," Craig said.

    One of the alleged victims identified the St. Clair Shores sergeant from a photo lineup.

    Read More At: http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/22949343/second-officer-arrested-in-fake-cop-robberies
     

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