Memphis Officer Charged with Domestic Assault

Memphis Officer Charged with Domestic Assault

Four Memphis police officers are off the job, one of which is now charged with Domestic Assault, following an incident in Cordova on Sunday.
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - Four Memphis police officers are off the job, one of which is now charged with Domestic Assault, following an incident in Cordova on Sunday.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on Sunday, June 30, at a home on the 1200-block of Brady Hollow Lane. When they arrived, the victim, 27-year-old off-duty MPD Officer Karen Love, told them she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, 30-year-old off-duty MPD officer Steven Saffold.

Fellow off-duty MPD officers Prinshere Hall, 32, and Ryan Mendoza, 28, were also present and told investigators they witnessed the assault.

Officer Steven Saffold was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault. All four officers involved have been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation.

Saffold has been employed by the Memphis Police Department since February 2009, and is currently assigned to the Organized Crime Unit.

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