Cleveland Police Officer Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

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CLEVELAND — A Cleveland Police officer was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence by the Cleveland Division of Police Internal Affairs Unit on Tuesday.

Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath, says the officer arrested, 40-year-old Christopher Lane, is a Fourth District Police Officer.

Lane is accused of physically assaulting his wife at their home on Sunday, June 24.

The officer was taken into custody without incident at the Justice Center, according to McGrath.

Lane is a 15-year veteran of the force.

According to McGrath, Lane will be assigned to a restricted duty, where he has limited contact with the public and does not respond to emergency calls while his case makes its way through the legal system

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