(Decatur, IL) — On Sunday afternoon, Decatur Police were detailed to a Decatur address in reference to a domestic violence incident involving an off-duty Decatur Police Officer. During the preliminary investigation, probable cause was established to arrest the officer for Domestic Battery against his 17-year-old son. Officer Michael Lawary was booked into the Macon County Jail. Officer Lawary, a seven-year veteran with the Decatur Police Department was immediately placed on Administrative Leave pending the outcome of the ongoing criminal and internal investigation. The Decatur Police Department takes this matter seriously, as they do with all reports of domestic violence.