INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis police officer was arrested on drunken driving charges for the second time in a year, police said.
IMPD Officer Kevin Brown was arrested Monday morning in Morgan County on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated and OWI with a prior conviction.
Officials said Brown was driving his marked police car while under the influence.
Morgan County officials said Brown was arrested by a fellow IMPD officer. He was taken to the Morgan County Jail and has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation.
"We are disappointed by the choices Officer Brown has made," said Assistant Chief Ron Hicks. "We hold our officers to high standards and consider Officer Brown’s actions inconsistent with the mission and values of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and the great work that our men and women do on a daily basis."
Brown, who has been on the city's police force since 1998, was arrested in August 2013 on similar charges .
Since Brown's previous arrest, five other IMPD officers have been arrested on alcohol-related charges:
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