Hammond Police chief placed on leave

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Posted on May 19, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 20 at 9:32 AM

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HAMMOND, La. -- Police Chief Roddy Devall has been placed on administrative leave by the city's civil service board, according to Mayor Mayson Foster.

Devall will remain on leave while the board investigates a claim the department improperly releasing information about the officer who was fired and arrested.

Jennifer Gautier, the former officer, claims that release of information violated a state law protecting officers.

 

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