Police illustration. - Clément Follain / 20 Minutes
Four police officers from the security and intervention company (CSI) of Seine-Saint-Denis were indicted on Thursday for forgery and use of forgery in public writing and placed under judicial supervision, said the prosecutor's office of Bobigny.
Three of them were also indicted for violence in a meeting by a person holding public authority which resulted in a total incapacity for work (ITT) of 1 to 10 days. Among these three officers, one was also charged with the unauthorized transport and detention of narcotic drugs (cannabis) and the other for theft of a mobile phone, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
"These are guys who have lost the sense of measure"
In accordance with the requisitions of the prosecution, the four police officers were placed under judicial control with in particular the obligation "not to go to the police premises of the department of Seine-Saint-Denis except as a complainant or accused " In total, six police officers, aged 30 to 40, were placed in police custody on Monday at the premises of the IGPN, the "police force". Two were released on Wednesday evening, said the Bobigny prosecution.
During searches, a cache of narcotics was discovered near the parking lot of the CSI based in Aulnay-sous-Bois. "This is where they stored the product they could recover," said another source close to the file. "We are not on pounds but rather on a few dozen grams". "These are guys who have lost the sense of measure, who no longer had any ethics, and who, in order to have results, behave like the ones they have opposite," added this source.
The ITUC "dissolved"
This procedure is only part of the scandal that splashes the security and intervention company of Seine-Saint-Denis, which is the subject of fifteen preliminary investigations, over the period 2018-2019. The Paris police headquarters officially announced on Thursday that it will be "dissolved".
The prefect of police Didier Lallement also decided "to review the doctrine of employment of CSI in the sense of a better articulation with the local staff of the direction of security of proximity of the Parisian agglomeration (Dspap) that they will support more strongly in the fight against daily delinquency, "added the PP in a press release. "The chain of command will also be strengthened and the modalities of recruitment and mobility of agents reviewed," we added from the same source.
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