Oakland cops placed on leave amid sexual misconduct probe

Three officers with the Oakland Police Department have been placed on paid administrative leave as a result of a sexual misconduct investigation, a spokeswoman for the department said in a statement Wednesday.

Officer Johnna Watson said:

“The Oakland Police Department will not tolerate misconduct of any kind from its employees. …┬áThe Oakland Police Department holds all employees accountable for their actions on and off duty.”

Swift, fair and objective internal investigations are a priority for the department, according to Watson.

Further details about the investigation, including the names of the officers, could not immediately be confirmed.