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Raleigh Police Officers Disciplined

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RALEIGH — Five Raleigh officers who were on administrative leave are back on the streets.

The Raleigh Police Protective Association says someone complained about the officers when they were in Washington last month.

One got in trouble for discharging a hotel fire extinguisher and setting off an alarm. Four others were disciplined for getting rowdy at the hotel.

The Police Protective Association agrees that the first officer should be disciplined, but has appealed some measures taken against the others.

"There has to be a point where you're in your own house, you're in a private hotel room, or something like that, where you can just be yourself. You certainly don't get paid for being a police officer 24-7," says Jim Nidiffer of the association.

The officers were in Washington for a memorial to fallen officers. Raleigh's city government will not let anyone discuss the incidents, saying it is a personnel matter

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