Several Port Arthur police officers suspended pending investigation

Several Port Arthur police officers suspended pending investigation

Several Port Arthur Police Department officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an administrative investigation, City of Port Arthur spokesperson LaRisa Carpenter said in a release on Feb. 21.

"This is standard procedure for personnel actions of this nature," the release stated. "The Port Arthur Police chief is committed to leading a professional department, and ensuring his officers uphold the highest standards."

When asked by the Examiner if there were any additional details regarding this case, Carpenter said, "not at this time."

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