Edmonton police constables face assault charges in arrest
Two Edmonton police officers have been charged with assault for allegedly using excessive and unlawful force during an arrest last year.
Const. Barry Fairhurst and Const. David Olsson were each charged on Monday following an investigation by the Professional Standards Branch of Edmonton Police Service.
The charges are in relation to an arrest on Sept. 4, 2012. Edmonton police provided no further details.
Both officers have been assigned to operational policing.