Philly cop arrested for allegedly assaulting wife

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Officer Joseph Griffin
Officer Joseph Griffin

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife.

Officer Joseph Griffin, 30, was assigned to the 3rd District and was an eight-year member of the force.

Investigators did not release further details about the incident.

Griffin is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats, Harassment, Intimidation of a Victim and Recklessly Endangering another Person

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended Griffin for thirty days with the intent to dismiss.