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Off-Duty Officer Arrested Following Report of DV Incident

An off-duty Seattle Police Officer was arrested late last night for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) notified Seattle Police Department commanders of the arrest. The employee was booked into Snohomish County Jail for misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

The 41 year old male officer is assigned to the Special Operations Bureau. He has been administratively re-assigned to home pending the on-going investigation.

The department has initiated the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) complaint process. The OPA will actively monitor the on-going SCSO criminal case for developments. Upon the conclusion of the criminal case, OPA will proceed with a separate administrative investigation into the officer’s conduct.

A redacted copy of the SCSO police report is included here: SCSO 12-19906. For more information about the SCSO investigation, please contact Shari L. Ireton, Director of Communications at (425) 388-3377.