Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee was suspended after Angelica Robinson, who works in internal affairs, revealed that she had an affair with the chief and recently posted a photo with a gun in her mouth on Twitter (picture below).
Apparently, Robinson was upset to learn that Godbee was at a police conference with another woman. After seeing the bizarre Twitter picture, Chief Godbee ordered poice officers to find Robinson and put her under surveillance, reports the Daily Mail.
Chief Godbee is married, but filed for divorce in August, Robinson is married, according to myFoxDetroit.com.
Robinson's lawyer told the Associated Press: "There was a sexual relationship between my client and Godbee. She was trying to end the relationship, and Godbee didn't want to let it go."
"The story is that she was hurt he was at a conference with another woman. Certainly this has created a lot of pressure. Unfairly, her future is a little bit uncertain. She has to suffer the humiliation."
Robinson's gun was taken away and she was reassigned to other duties, MyFoxDetroit.com reports.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said in a statement on Tuesday: "After learning of the allegations regarding Chief Ralph Godbee, I have placed him on a 30-day suspension pending a full and thorough investigation of this matter."