The Shawnee Police Department issued the following release late Wednesday night:

Shawnee Police Sgt. Darryl Bordeaux was arrested tonight on felony child abuse charges. Bordeaux was placed on administrative leave pending investigation.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation arrested Sgt. Bordeaux tonight and he has been transported to the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center.

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.