CPD investigates officers over G20 incident

October 15, 2009 8:49:53 PM PDT
The Chicago Police Department is investigating more than a dozen of its officers for an incident at the G20 summit in Pittsburgh.The officers are accused of forcing a suspect to kneel in front of them for a photograph. Video of the incident showed up on YouTube.

The officers served as part of a security detail at the summit last month while on vacation from the Chicago department.

Internal affairs is investigating the incident.

Superintendent Jody Weis said in a statement, "the Chicago Police Department will not tolerate misconduct, no matter where it takes place."


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