Obama Threats Bring Probe; Secret Service Investigates after Sheriff's Office Detective Quits
Treen, Dana, The Florida Times Union
Byline: Dana Treen
The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office detective who has resigned over threatening comments about President Barack Obama and members of the Democratic Party.
Secret Service agent Lisa Kline confirmed on Friday the investigation of detective Sam Koivisto, who quit in the face of an internal affairs probe. She would not detail how the agency is conducting the investigation but said it looks into all threats against the president.
Koivisto, a 26-year veteran with the Sheriff's Office who did undercover work, quit after Sheriff John Rutherford learned on Nov. 9 of "threatening" statements made following the …
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Publication information: Article title: Obama Threats Bring Probe; Secret Service Investigates after Sheriff's Office Detective Quits. Contributors: Treen, Dana - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: November 17, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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