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LADOT XXX: Full Investigation Of Porn Video Announced

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A full investigation is officially underway by the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation after a video surfaced of two uniformed officers allegedly appearing in an adult video, said LADOT Interim General Manager Amir Sedadi in a statement on Sunday.

Photos of what appeared to be LADOT officers engaged in misconduct were provided anonymously to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and forwarded to our offices earlier this year. The still photos contained blurred faces and did not contain any identifiable information regarding the individuals, or the source of the photos. In fact, the photos contained faces and vehicle numbers that were all completely blurred beyond recognition and therefore prior to viewing a video from KNBC-TV, we were not aware of the fact that a video existed.

LADOT, after reportedly receiving the names of the individuals suspected of misconduct, placed both employees on immediate administrative leave. The Los Angeles Police Department, City Attorney, and Personnel Department have been asked to assist in the investigation.

Said Sedadi in a statement, "While I am not able to release the names of the individuals involved due to personnel rules and legal statutes, I can assure everyone that once the investigation is completed, and if the allegations of inappropriate behavior are sustained, swift and appropriate disciplinary action will occur."