Friday, February 12, 2021 – The Ottawa Police Service has charged one of its members in relation to recent domestic incidents – one in December 2020 and one in February 2021.
The officer was charged with Assault (x2), Mischief and Careless storage of a firearm. The charges relate to off-duty incidents.
The officer has been suspended from duty.
As with any domestic violence incident, no name is being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.
The Ottawa Police Service Professional Standards Unit has commenced a conduct investigation under the Police Services Act.
The Ottawa Police releases information when officers are charged to ensure transparency and trust in the process.
The Ottawa Police Service takes the issue of violence against women very seriously.