Ottawa cop charged with assault, uttering threats in alleged domestic incident

Written by on May 15, 2019

OTTAWA — An Ottawa police officer is facing charges in an alleged domestic incident that took place on Mother’s Day.

Ottawa police say the officer was off duty at the time and is charged with assault and uttering death threats.

The force says its professional standards section has also launched an internal investigation.

It says the officer’s name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.

The charges were laid by provincial police.

The Canadian Press

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