A Shawnee police officer was arrested after being accused of child abuse.
Shawnee police Sgt. Darryl Bordeaux, 52, was arrested on Wednesday by Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents on one count of child abuse.
Bordeaux is a 20-year veteran of the Shawnee Police Department.
He was booked into the Pottawatomie County jail and he has been placed on paid administrative leave.
The Shawnee Police Department released a news release on Wednesday:
The Shawnee Police Department does not condone child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and takes actions to prevent these types of abuse within our community. Shawnee Police Department will do anything within its resources to apprehend individuals in these types of crimes. The City of Shawnee and the Shawnee Police Department will continue to cooperate with all agencies during this process. For further questions regarding this investigation, please contact Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation or the Pottawatomie County District Attorney’s office.