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GBPD officer on leave after domestic battery arrest
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A Great Bend Police Department patrol officer was placed on administrative leave following his arrest last Saturday on a domestic battery charge.
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office jail log shows Douglas Hein, Great Bend, was booked and released after posting a $2,500 surety bond.
The GBPD issued a statement on Wednesday, saying police were “called to the scene of an alleged domestic battery.”
Call logs show officers went to a residence in the 1700 block of Baker Ave. at 9:58 a.m. Saturday. A woman said her shoulder was injured and she was going to the emergency room by private vehicle.
Once it was determined that the accused by a GBPD officer, the Barton County Sheriff’s Office was called to handle the investigation. The criminal matter will be handled by the BCSO and the Barton County Attorney’s office. The personnel matter will by handled in accordance with City policy.
According to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, Hein was a graduate of the 217th basic training class, which concluded in April of 2012.