Police official on leave amid probe over Ronald Greene death
April 8, 2022
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Under increasing pressure from lawmakers, the head of the Louisiana State Police put his second-in-command on leave Friday while he faces an internal probe into the erasing of his cellphone data amid the investigation into the deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene.
Superintendent Col. Lamar Davis released a statement saying he placed Lt. Col. Doug Cain on paid administrative leave "to eliminate any questions into the integrity of the investigation."
Cain was among three top state police officials who had their cellphones "sanitized" amid the ongoing probes...