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MPD officer charged with domestic violence

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A Montgomery police officer is being charged with domestic violence following an arrest Tuesday, according to the department.

Officer Gary Cooper, 21, faces a domestic violence third degree charge, which is harassment. Cooper was transported to the Montgomery City Jail.

Following his arrest, MPD leaders immediately initiated termination proceedings against him. Cooper, who joined the force in 2013, tendered his resignation, which is effective immediately.

An investigation is ongoing and no specific details about the case are being released at this time.

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