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Philadelphia Police Lieutenant Accused Of Using Racial Slur On Police Radio Will Be Fired

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A Philadelphia police lieutenant accused of using a racial slur on a police radio is going to be fired. Police say they were first made aware of the recording on June 22.

On Wednesday, police confirmed the unnamed lieutenant has been suspended for 30 days and he will be let go after that.

He was originally placed on restricted duty.

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