Off-Duty Officer Assaults Girlfriend

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(Memphis) Four MPD officers have been relieved of duty.

Police responded on June 30th to a disturbance call on Brady Hollow Lane. Upon arrival, 27-year-old Karen Love said she and her boyfriend, 30-year-old Steven Saffold, were involved in an altercation.

Also present were 32-year-old Prinshere Hall and 28-year-old Ryan Mendoza, both of whom witnessed Saffold physically assault Love. All four were off-duty at the time.

Saffold has been charged with domestic assault.

Saffold was assigned to the Organized Crime Unit and Love was assigned to Ridgeway Station. Both Hall and Mendoza were assigned to Old Allen Station. All have been relieved of duty, pending the investigation's outcome.