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Calgary police officer charged with assaulting woman during booking process

A Calgary police officer with more than nine years experience has been charged with assaulting a woman during the booking process. The alleged incident happened in December 2017.

Constable off duty with pay, pending further review

A Calgary police officer has been charged with assaulting a woman during the booking process in 2017.

The Calgary Police Service said the alleged incident happened on Dec. 13, 2017.

Const. Alex Dunn was booking a woman after arrest when "an incident occurred" between the two, and the woman was injured, according to a release issued Wednesday.

Police said the professional standards section investigated and forwarded the case to the Edmonton Crown Prosecutor's Office for review.

Dunn, a constable with CPS for 9½ years, has been charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

Police said Dunn is off duty with pay, pending further review.

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