Philadelphia Police Officer Arrested, Charged With Assault Against Wife By Kelly Bayliss
Joseph Griffin, 30, is charged with assaulting his wife.
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
A person whose job it is to serve and protect is now facing assault charges for a violent incident involving his wife.
Joseph Griffin, 30, turned himself into Internal Affairs Thursday following an investigation into a domestic incident that allegedly happened on June 4, 2014.
Police say that Griffin, an 8-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police force, physically assaulted and threatened his wife.
He's facing multiple charges including intimidation of a victim and simple assault.
Griffin has been suspended for 30 days with the intent to dismiss, according to police.