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SDPD faces multiple charges of officer misconduct

Voice of San Diego reporter Keegan Kyle, reveals several cases of misconduct by members of the San Diego police department. Former San Diego police office, Anthony Arevalos currently faces 21 felony charges. Several women have filed complaints against Arevalos, accusing the officer of sexually assaulted them or of offering sexual bribes in lieu of an arrest. Police investigated he first complaint in February, 2010. The investigation resulted in a recommendation that "prosecutors with the District Attorney's Office bring charges against one of their own." Charges were never filed, and the officer continued to patrol. Arevalos was fired this year after an internal investigation into another sexual harassment complaint. Since October, "11 internal or criminal investigations" have been admitted by the SDPD, causing "Police Chief Bill Lansdowne to acknowledge an internal problem," and "publicly apologize for the conduct of his officers."

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