On Saturday, January 14, 2023, a member of the Calgary Police Service was arrested and charged by the RCMP with assault, assault by choking and forcible confinement, following an off-duty incident in a neighbouring municipality. 

According to police, the name of the officer will not be released to protect the privacy of those impacted as it involves a domestic incident.

"He has been with the Service for nine years and remains on administrative duties at this time," a Calgary police statement read. "The charged officer is afforded the right to a fair trial, the same as any member of the public, and they will be offered the appropriate support from the Service during the court process."

Since this incident is being investigated by the RCMP, no further information can be released by the Calgary Police Service.

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