DC cop on leave after alleged First Lady threat

Posted at 7:56 PM, Jul 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-13 19:56:24-04

The Secret Service is looking into a report of a Washington, DC police officer threatening First Lady Michelle Obama.

The name of the DC Metro Police officer accused of making the comments has not been released.

A spokesman for the United States Secret Service Service would only say officials are aware of the incident and are looking into it.

DC media report the officer has been put on administrative leave. The officer worked as an escort for government officials.