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Durham Police Officer Arrested For Assault

Posted June 26, 2005 3:02 a.m. EDT

— The Durham Police Department arrested Friday one of its officers for a domestic violence incident that occurred while the officer was off-duty, the police department reported.

Officer D.S. Culver, a corporal assigned to the Special Operations Division, was charged with simple assault.

Culver, who has been with the Durham Police Department for 19 years, has been placed on administrative duty with pay.

The department's Domestic Violence Unit and Professional Standards Division investigated the incident.