Lawrence officer suspended after accused of domestic battery

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence, Kansas, police officer is suspended after being arrested on charges related to domestic violence.

The police department says the woman, while in a relationship with patrol officer, reported that he battered and threatened her last month.

The officer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery, criminal threat, aggravated assault, domestic battery and kidnapping.

He’s is a three-year veteran of Lawrence’s police force.

His first court appearance is Wednesday, and the investigation is continuing.


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