Hamilton Police Officer Charged With Assault
A Hamilton police officer has been charged with assault, choking and mischief.
The officer, who is 47, has been a member of Hamilton Police Service for 16 years.
The officer faces the following charges:
- Assault Level 1
- Mischief under $5000
- Assault – Choking
The officer will appear in court on April 23 and is suspended from duty. The officer and the victim were known to each other. Hamilton Police will not be releasing the officer's name in order to protect the identity of the victim.