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Remarks against Obama probed

Durham police conducting internal investigation; chief says it wasn’t a slur

DURHAM – Derogatory remarks toward President-elect Barack Obama made on a social networking Web site are now the subject of an internal police investigation.

A police department employee claims the statements were made on the MySpace pages of two Durham officers.

“There’s no exact words that were said,” said Police Chief Jose L. Lopez Sr. in a telephone interview Wednesday from San Diego, where he is attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. “It wasn’t a racial slur, but we’re still investigating it.”

Investigators, who are focusing on the context of what was written, have been looking into the allegations since Thursday.  More from the NewsObserver

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November 14, 2008 - Posted by | Politics, trucking | , , , ,

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