SAVANNAH, GA (October 3, 2013) – Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Interim Chief Julie Tolbert has placed officers Capt. Cedric Phillips, Sgt. Malik Khaalis and Star Cpl. Willet Williams on paid administrative leave.

Chief Tolbert said, “Due to the serious nature of the allegations it is protocol to place these officers on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigations. This is in the best interest of these officers, the department and our community.”