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Multiple California Bay Area Police Officers Arrested in Sweep of FBI Raids

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2023
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A group of police officers in Antioch and Pittsburg, California, were arrested Thursday morning during a series of FBI raids. An 18-month investigation exposed their alleged ties to a criminal network, as reported by Mercury News.

The investigation began in early 2022 when the FBI and the Contra Costa District Attorney received tips about a group of East Contra County police officers allegedly cheating on college tests to qualify for education-based pay raises. As the probe continued, it revealed further alleged crimes committed by Bay Area officers, including violent offenses and...

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