Battle Creek police chief seeks FBI probe of his department after allegations by commissioner
Commissioner Jeffrey Domenico's says he won't make his allegations public
Battle Creek's police chief says he's seeking an FBI probe of his department after a city commissioner made allegations of wrongdoing against police.
The Battle Creek Enquirer reports Commissioner Jeffrey Domenico earlier requested an investigation of corruption in the department by the Michigan attorney general. When the request was denied, Domenico went to state police, who haven't responded.
Domenico says he won't make public his allegations. He told the newspaper there are "some pretty nefarious things that have taken place in the last three to five years."
Chief Jackie Hampton said Thursday he's asking the FBI to get involved. Hampton was named deputy chief April 3, 2008, and became chief in January 2010.
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