A Dallas Police officer was arrested Wednesday by Duncanville officers for assault - family violence, police say.
Senior Cpl. Carlos Alicea was arrested, and as a result, he has been placed on administrative leave.
Alicea is assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division, and has been with the Dallas Police Department for 12 years.
An investigation will be launched by the department's internal affairs division.
This isn't the first time a DPD officer has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. In December, an officer was charged with family assault violence, while another was issued a family violence citation.
KDFW FOX 4 400 N. Griffin Street Dallas, Texas 75202
Main Station Directory: (214) 720-4444 News Fax: (214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333