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BOSSIER CITY, LA – A Bossier City Police Officer has been arrested for filming himself having sex with an animal.

Thirty-eight-year-old Terry Yetman was arrested on December 19 and charged with 20 counts of sexual abuse of animals by performing sexual acts with an animal, and 20 counts of filming sexual acts with an animal, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Photo courtesy Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Department

Yetman, a Bossier City Police Officer, was the recipient of the 2018 Trey Hutchison Award, which is presented by the Bossier Domestic Task Force to officers who champion the rights of domestic violence victims and their families.

Detectives with the Louisiana State Police Special Victim’s Unit began an investigation into Yetman’s activities in August, and that investigation resulted in a search warrant for Yetman’s residence.

Detectives found pornography involving sexual acts with an animal on electronic devices belonging to Yetman, according to the LSP.

Yetman turned himself in when he learned warrants had been issued for his arrest.

He is currently being held at the Bossier Max Correctional Center on a $350,000 bond, according to the LSP.

The investigation is still open and may result in additional charges.

The Louisiana State Police Special Victim’s Unit urges anyone who may have information about individuals engaged in this type of illegal activity to report it immediately by calling (318) 741-2733 or reporting it online at under the suspicious activity link.