Halifax Regional Police has referred an incident that occurred earlier today to the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) for investigation.
At 11:36 a.m., officers responded to a dispute at a Dartmouth address involving an off-duty police officer and a woman known to him. Halifax Regional Police officers investigated the incident further and based on the investigation, referred the matter to SiRT this afternoon.
SiRT is conducting the investigation into an alleged domestic assault involving the officer, who has been with the Department for 13 years. Questions regarding the investigation are to be referred to SiRT.
The officer has been suspended from duty with pay pending the outcome of this investigation.