Hamilton police officer facing assault charges


Published April 23, 2021 at 4:24 pm

A Hamilton police officer has been charged with assault, choking and mischief.

Hamilton police say the 47-year-old officer has been a member of Hamilton Police Service for 16 years.

The officer and the victim were known to each other, police say.

Police say the accused, who has been suspended, will appear in court on April 23.

Police will not be releasing the officer’s name in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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