Kaua'i Police arrested one of their own over the weekend.

29-year-old officer Royce Ka'auwai Junior is accused of abusing a family or household member.

It allegedly happened inside a home in Kapa'a and the 28-year-old woman involved suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Ka'auwai has been released after posting $1,000 bail.

He has been with the Department for two years and has been placed on administrative leave with pay.