Off-Duty Cop Arrested for Assault in Brooklyn

By Ben Fractenberg on October 16, 2012 7:53am 

 An off-duty police officer was arrested on Oct. 16, 2012, for an alleged assault, police said.
An off-duty police officer was arrested on Oct. 16, 2012, for an alleged assault, police said.
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BROOKLYN — An off-duty police officer was arrested in Brooklyn early Tuesday after a domestic dispute, the NYPD said.

Ernest Volcy, 38, was got into a fight with an unidentified person about 3 a.m., in the confines of the 84th Precinct, which polices Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill and the Farragut residences.

The NYPD did not release information about the circumstances of the alleged assault or where it occurred. Police did not say to which precinct Volcy is assigned, either, or how many years he has been with the department.

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