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External probe details into SCMPD released

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Former Police Chief Willie Lovett Former Police Chief Willie Lovett

WTOC has just learned of the findings in an external investigation into the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept. Conny Cooper is still combing through the report. Here's what we know so far.

Among the findings: The performance of Police Chief Willie Love was"inadequate and unprofessional".

[Read the report PDF]

The investigation determined Lovett withheld vital information from internal affairs and that he instructed internal affairs to prepare a report with false information.

According the report's findings, most of the officers assigned to internal affairs have been reassigned to patrol duty.

The report was prepared by investigative firm MDBI concerning activities of SCMPD Officers Malik Khaalis and Willet Williams, as well as the investigations by Internal Affairs' into allegations against these officers.

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