SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -Shreveport Police have had to arrest one of their own, for alleged child molestation.
Corporal Ryan Jackson, a seven year veteran of the Shreveport Police Department was arrested Friday afternoon following a secret indictment handed down Friday.
According to officials, Jackson was placed on leave from the department back in April of 2009 after investigators received a report of inappropriate sexual contact with a female juvenile.
Shreveport Police Chief, Henry Whitehorn fired Jackson back in June. The indictment returned by a Caddo Parish grand jury charges Jackson with one count of molestation of a juvenile.
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