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More than 20 Dallas Vice Unit officers will face disciplinary action following a three-year investigation into the mishandling of cash and evidence from gambling operations, the Dallas Police Department announced Tuesday.

Police officers often work secondary employment as armed security guards in their police uniforms. It is a widespread practice that raises many unanswered questions about oversight and the use of public resources for private purposes.

On weekend nights in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood, questions about oversight come into full view.

Tremont is a few blocks of popular bars and restaurants surrounded by a neighborhood of single family houses. It is affluent by Cleveland standards, with home prices climbing above $400,000.