A 16-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department was arrested Monday after he allegedly hit his girlfriend.
Officer John Mouzon was arrested after an off-duty altercation with his girlfriend on the 600 block of Harvey Street in Germantown, according to Philadelphia Police.
Mouzon, 37, is assigned to the department’s Narcotics Field Unit, cops said.
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He is charged with simple assault and reckless endangerment. Mouzon is on desk duty pending an internal affairs investigation, police said.
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