18th officer charged since 2009

Police officer Deric Lewis, 30, of the 22nd Police District, was arrested for a fight he allegedly had with his girlfriend over the weekend.

The four-year PPD veteran was charged with terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey suspended Lewis with the intent to dismiss. Lewis is the 19th officer to be suspended since 2009.

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