Colorado officers under investigation after pictures of them near Elijah McClain memorial were leaked

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Pictures have surfaced of Colorado police pausing dramatically close to where an unarmed dark-skinned man was set in a chokehold the previous summer and later passed on, inciting their boss to arrange a prompt inside examination that she said could prompt their end.

Between time Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson gave an announcement late Monday late evening saying she has pulled numerous officials from road obligation and made the test into photographs portraying them almost a dedication for Elijah McClain a "first concern."

Wilson said she put the officials on paid authoritative leave "in non-enforcement capacities" in the wake of being educated on Thursday of the claims coming from the pictures that were brought to the consideration of the office's Internal Affairs department by an Aurora cop.

She included that she requested a "quickened examination" that was finished Monday night and plans to soon openly discharge the consequences of the test "completely."

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis reported on Thursday that he was naming a special examiner to reinvestigate McClain's passing and record charges if "the realities bolster arraignment."

McClain was walking home in Aurora, a suburb of Denver, in the wake of purchasing ice tea at a corner store on Aug. 24, 2019, when he was halted by police, Mari Newman, a lawyer for McClain's family said.