Kissimmee police officer arrested after allegedly threatening his ex-girlfriend

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Kissimmee Police Department arrested one of its own officers Monday.

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Officer Luis Perez was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of making written threats against his ex-girlfriend.

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Police say Perez also shares a child with the victim.

He’s been relieved of duty pending a criminal investigation into the allegations.

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“The city of Kissimmee Police Department takes these matters seriously and always expects the agency members to remain professional,” spokeswoman Samantha Scarp said in a statement.

Citing the open, active nature of the investigation, the department declined to provide any additional information or comments on the case.

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