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Winnipeg Police Officer Arrested

July 18, 2017 2:19 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have arrested one of their own for allegedly pointing a gun at a fellow officer.

The arrest comes after a criminal investigation by the Winnipeg Police Service Professional Standards regarding incidents between two on-duty officers that happened in 2016.

The investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 40-year-old male officer with fifteen years of service.

The officer has been charged with two counts of pointing a firearm and two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The officer was released on a promise to appear in court and is currently on administrative leave.

— Staff