Three St. Louis city officers accused of assisting drug dealers

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Three St. Louis City police officers have been removed from active duty after allegations of criminal misconduct.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch cites police sources saying Don McGhee, Keith Major and Durand Brassfield are the officers being disciplined.

A release from St. Louis City police says, " A joint federal investigation has been initiated with the cooperation of the DEA, FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office and the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. The involved officers are no longer on active duty as the investigation continues."

The internal investigation was opened months ago after officers were accused of assisting drug dealers.

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