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Idaho Fish and Game addressing more accusations of misconduct

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HAYDEN, Idaho. - Wednesday, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game addressed more allegations of misconduct released by a North Idaho private investigator.

'Confidential Investigations' accused the Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers of bringing their children with them while they were on patrol, citing sworn testimony and department e-mails where officers made specific remarks about taking their kids on patrol.

Private investigators with 'Confidential Investigations' obtained the information through a public records request into a separate civil case.

Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Boise tell KHQ these instances did happen and appropriate action was taken with the officers involved.

IDFG says their policy does allow for some exceptions. For example, officers can take people on a ride-along and can take kids out when it's a "career day" or an outing for a youth mentor program.

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