An Oklahoma City police sergeant has been charged with three counts of domestic abuse after complaints that he struck his wife and teenage daughter.
Darren Martin was arrested early last month. His daughter said he became violent after she told him that she was failing a class.
The 16-year-old girl said that Martin hit her in the face and gave her a bloody nose. The officer who made the arrest said she also had a black eye and bruising on her arms.
"If there is probable cause to believe (there is domestic abuse), especially the way the law is now, there's going to be an arrest made," said Oklahoma City police Capt. Steve McCool.
Police said that Martin was also accused of shoving his wife into a wall two days after the previous incident.
Martin has been placed on paid leave.