(KARE) — MINNEAPOLIS – Two Minneapolis Police officers have been “relieved of duty” in connection to the Christmas tree incident at the Fourth Precinct, according to a police spokesperson.

The officers have not been fired and will continue to be paid during the ongoing investigation.

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is promising swift action after reports surfaced of what some are calling racist ornaments being hung on the holiday tree at the police department’s fourth precinct.

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