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Denham Springs Police Chief, Police Captain placed on administrative leave

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DENHAM SPRINGS, LA -

Denham Springs Police Chief Scott Jones and Police Captain Steve Kistler were placed on administrative leave, according to officials with the Denham Springs Mayor’s office.

According to officials with the the two were placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal administrative investigation.

The internal investigation involves whether department policies and procedures were properly followed in response to a domestic violence call.

It is possible the investigation involves the arrest of a Denham Springs council member.

Christopher Davis, 40, was arrested and booked on Feb. 11 after he was accused of domestic abuse that happened on Jan. 15. He was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail. He posted a $1,500 bond and was released.

Davis, who was re-elected to the council in 2014, was initially just issued a summons the night of the incident.

An interim Chief of Police will be named soon, according to officials.

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