PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Philadelphia Police Officer Ricardo Gonzalez, 33, is accused of abusing his wife. He was arrested and charged for an incident that happened on March 31.
On that date, authorities say Gonzalez was off-duty when he engaged in a physical altercation with his spouse.
He was charged after an investigation by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and Internal Affairs Bureau.
Gonzalez, who is assigned to the 9th District, faces charges of simple assault, terroristic threats and related offenses.
He is a 14-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey will suspend Gonzalez for thirty days with the intent to dismiss.