Monday, March 01, 2010

Officer Charged with Domestic Violence

A 52-year-old OPP officer has been charged with assault after an off-duty domestic incident, police said Monday.

On Feb. 26, the OPP professional standards bureau finished an investigation into the December 2009 domestic incident.

As a result, the officer was arrested and charged with assault, police said. The man was released from custody on a promise to appear in court on March 23.

Police said they will not release the officer's name to protect the identity of the victim. Police have not released any details of the assault.

The officer is a 16-year veteran of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP detachment.

He has been assigned to administrative duties, police said.

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