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Calgary police officer charged following domestic incident

Last Updated Oct 16, 2020 at 6:33 am MDT

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – The RCMP have charged a Calgary police officer for an alleged domestic incident outside the city.

The 13-year veteran was arrested on Oct. 8 and has now been charged with assault and mischief to property.

The officer was off-duty at the time of the incident but no further details have been released.

“Domestic violence is a serious issue and we offer many supports to our members to try prevent it,” said CPS in a release.

“Our Psychological Services Section has licenced therapists available to members and their families, as well as outside professional help if specialized marriage or relationship counselling is required.”

The officer is now on administrative leave with pay while his status is reviewed.