TRACY, CA — The Tracy Police Department says a part-time staff member has been relieved of duty due to a “threatening comment” made on social media. 

Tracy police received several complaints Thursday morning regarding the comment made on a private Facebook page.

They did not elaborate on what was said in the comment. 

According to police, there is a pending investigation and the FBI has been notified. 

“Threats of violence go against the Tracy Police Department’s core values,” said the department in a release.

The identity of the employee has not been released.