A Dublin police officer is being investigated after allegations arose regarding an inappropriate photo sent to a juvenile.

A Dublin police officer is being investigated after allegations arose regarding an inappropriate photo sent to a juvenile.

The police officer has been removed from his duties after the department was told he allegedly sent an inappropriate photo to a juvenile, according to a press release from the city.

The officer's badge, police identification and firearm have been confiscated, and the allegation is under investigation. He has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation, which is expected to be completed by Monday, July 30, according to city officials.

"At this point, Dublin police have uncovered no evidence of any criminal conduct by the officer," the release stated. "When the administrative investigation is completed, appropriate action will be taken in accordance with the findings."

The officer has been with the Dublin Division of Police since March 17, 2011.

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