Lincoln police officer placed on administrative leave

A Lincoln police officer is under an internal investigation.

Lincoln police say Officer Cassandra Briggs has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.  Officer Briggs has been involved in the Lincoln Police Union's Santa Cop program for years.

A reliable source told Channel 8 Eyewitness News police are investigating if she took money from the Lincoln Police Union Charities.  So far, Lincoln Police will only say she's been put on administrative leave and there will be an internal investigation.  No charges and no arrest has been made.