Shreveport Police Officer Janica Allen has been issued a summons and is being investigated for simple battery. Deputy Chief Antwoine White issued the following statement related to the investigation:

Shreveport Police Officer Janica Allen was issued a summons on February 13, 2020. by Shreveport Police Violent Crimes investigators following accusations of Simple Battery (LA RS 14:35). She is on departmental leave pending further investigation.  A full administrative inquiry into the incident will take place following the criminal investigation.

At this time, there are no further details about the alleged incident with Officer Allen. KEEL will keep you posted with updates about the investigation as we get them.