Cleveland police officer arrested for felony stalking, domestic violence

Cleveland police officer arrested for felony stalking, domestic violence

On Tuesday, Calvin Williams, Chief of the

, announced that Internal Affairs Unit investigators arrested Cleveland Police Officer David Anderson, 51.

Officer Anderson was arrested on Monday night for one count of felony stalking and three counts of misdemeanor domestic violence. Police say Anderson turned himself in to internal affairs and was arrested without incident.

According to the affidavit, on Dec. 13, Anderson pushed his live-in girlfriend, causing her head to hit the concrete, knocking her unconscious. On Dec. 14, Anderson again pushed her onto the concrete. Then on Dec. 15, he kicked out the bedroom door and pushed the female down stairs, where she again injured her head. The affidavit also says Anderson had his service firearm and shotgun available. Later on Dec. 15, Anderson threatened to commit serious physical harm to the female.

Click here to read the full affidavit.

According to police, Anderson was immediately suspended from duty without pay pending adjudication of the criminal case against him. Anderson waived his pre-disciplinary hearing in front of Michael McGrath, director of public safety.

Anderson was hired back in October 2007.

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