Pittsfield police officer charged with domestic assault, stalking

Associated Press
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Authorities in New Hampshire said a police officer has been charged with domestic violence assault and stalking.

WMUR reported Pittsfield Officer Brandon Walker is accused of striking his girlfriend several times in the back of her head. Epping police said he was arrested on Sept. 17. Police said he was arrested again Friday on charges of stalking and breach of bail conditions. They said he violated a protective order by texting his girlfriend.

Pittsfield police Chief Jeffrey Cain said Walker has been on administrative leave since his arrest.

It was not immediately known whether Walker had a lawyer, and a phone number couldn’t be found for him.