A 19-year veteran of the police department, Barry DeBlake was arrested while on duty following an incident that left a 29-year-old woman injured.
A Kauai police officer was arrested while on duty Wednesday afternoon for abuse of a family or household member, Kauai police said.
Barry DeBlake, 51, of Lihue was taken into custody about 3:30 p.m. when officers responded to an incident at a Lihue residence that left a 29-year-old woman with non-life threatening injuries.
DeBlake, a detective who has been with KPD for 19 years, posted $1,000 bail.
He is currently on administrative leave with pay.
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