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ASIRT investigating Lethbridge Police officer

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – A Lethbridge Police officer has been suspended with pay amid allegations of mishandling possible evidence.

The matter is now being investigated by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team or ASIRT.

The LPS says the concerns came to light during the course of a separate investigation.

An internal professional misconduct investigation will also take place under the Police Act and Police Service Regulation once ASIRT wraps up.

No further comment from the LPS is available.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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