Hamilton Police Officer Charged with Assault

A Hamilton Police Officer has been charged with assault after a video showed the officer lunging at a woman.

On February 11, 2021, at approximately 4:30 p.m., two officers responded to a landlord/tenant dispute in the area of King Street East and Sherman Avenue. A camera outside an apartment captured the interaction between the officers and the tenant.

Hamilton Police have completed the investigation into the incident and as a result, Constable Ian Milburn has been charged with Assault Level One.

His first court appearance date is scheduled for July 13, 2021.

Constable Milburn has been placed on Administrative duties and will have no contact with the public.