Chicago police suspends officer tied to Proud Boys, launches probe into sex abuse allegations, report says

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CHICAGO (WGN) — A Chicago police officer who faces suspension over alleged ties to a hate group now faces another internal investigation.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Officer Robert Bakker is the subject of four internal probes that were all opened last year.

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The latest investigation involved allegations of sexual assault that occurred in 2017, a year before he joined the Chicago Police Department.

The investigation into his ties to the Proud Boys resulted in a five-day suspension, which he has yet to serve.

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