SHREVEPORT, La. -
A Shreveport Police officer has been placed on administrative leave by Chief of Police Willie Shaw, after the officer's arrest on an outstanding warrant by Shreveport Police detectives Friday afternoon.
LaBrian Marsden, 26, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on a warrant charging him with a single count of simple battery.
The rules and regulations of the Shreveport Fire and Police Municipal Civil Service Board mandate that, “When an employee is charged with a felony he shall, and if a misdemeanor he may, be immediately relieved of duty and placed on "departmental leave" for up to one week at full pay and with continuing seniority.”
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