San Diego Police officer arrested on domestic violence charges

Posted at 2:01 PM, Nov 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-26 02:36:46-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A San Diego Police officer was arrested this week on domestic violence charges.

San Diego Police (SDPD) officer Emmett Gregory, 49, was arrested on Nov. 19 by Chula Vista Police (CVPD) in the Sunset Cliffs area, police confirmed.

Gregory was charged with domestic violence, according to CVPD.

SDPD Public Information Officer Lt. Scott Wahl said the department is aware of the incident and investigating the matter:

"We are aware of the incident involving Officer Gregory. We take the conduct of all our employees very seriously and hold our personnel to the highest of standards. 

We have opened an administrative investigation into the situation and will make sure it is investigated fully. 

Domestic violence impacts families in every profession. The San Diego Police Department stands by victims of domestic violence. It is important, no matter who you are, you feel safe in coming forward and reporting domestic violence when it occurs."

10News reporter Matt Boone is working to get more information and will have the latest on 10News at 8 p.m.