Miranda Lambert‘s husband Brendan McLoughlin has taken a leave of absence from the New York Police Division, Persons confirms.
A representative with the NYPD’s Workplace of the Deputy Commissioner Public Information and facts tells Persons that “Police Officer Brendan McLoughlin is on an authorized leave of absence.”
“The Division has guidelines and procedures governing leaves of absence by members of the service and complies with applicable law,” the rep adds of McLoughlin’s time away from his job.
Even though the NYPD could not talk about specifics of McLoughlin’s scenario, officers can take leaves for many causes, lots of of which are individual in nature.
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McLoughlin, a 28-year-old Staten Island native, has appeared on the NYPD’s social media accounts quite a few occasions, such as a March 2018 tweet from the Midtown South Precinct, which praised his operate.
“PO McLoughlin apprehended [the] perpetrator in a bank robbery in progress,” they wrote in the tweet alongside a photo of the cop.
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In a 2015 tweet, McLoughlin is featured in complete blue uniform posing subsequent to a canine comrade. “Officer McLoughlin with Kybo at today’s doggy diving occasion,” read the tweet displaying a beaming McLoughlin crouched subsequent to Kybo.
An additional 2015 tweet shows a uniformed McLoughlin functioning in Occasions Square. “Community policing with Officer McLoughlin in #TimesSquare #nypd #Community” the NYPD Midtown South wrote.
Apart from maintaining New York City protected, McLoughlin has also been featured on their Twitter displaying off his athleticism. Soon after winning a 5K race in August 2015, the officer was pictured holding up his new trophy.
“Officer McLoughlin wins 1st spot for #NYPD Keith Ferguson Memorial 5k Brooklyn Bridge Run!” the tweet reads.
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His leave of absence comes just two months ahead of Lambert, 35, is anticipated to kick off her Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour in September. It is at present unclear if McLoughlin plans to tag along for the nationwide tour, which starts in Connecticut.
Reps for Lambert did not right away respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
The couple very first met in New York in November when Lambert and her band, the Pistol Annies, performed on Superior Morning America.
At the time, McLoughlin was assigned to the South Midtown Precinct, which contains Occasions Square, exactly where the morning show is filmed.
In January, the pair secretly tied the knot and have been splitting their time involving New York City and Nashville given that then.
“We have the greatest of each worlds,” Lambert told Additional lately of their blended lives. “We commit time in New York, we get to see our adorable nugget [McLoughin’s 8-month-old son from a previous relationship], then we get to come back to the farm and have the quiet life. I’m enjoying the balance.”
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Earlier this week, Lambert joked that her husband was ideal “house husband” material in a saucy video of him carrying out laundry shirtless, which was shared on Instagram.
“Come on, truly?” McLoughlin stated in the clip as he realized Lambert was videotaping him, but not ahead of the musician zoomed in on the NYPD officer’s six-pack.
Lambert cheekily captioned the photo with the name of her new single, adding a reference to her husband’s impressive washboard abs. “It All Comes Out In the Wash (board)’. Tomorrow 6am ET#putthatsuckeronspin 💙😂🙋♀️👏😜,” she wrote.
She jokingly added, “house husband shirtless promo vol 1. #NYPD #ihadto #hotcop #NEWSONG #yourewelcome.”