IMPD officer arrested for alleged domestic violence

John F. Constable. (IMPD Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A veteran Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer has been arrested on allegations of domestic violence.

IMPD detectives began investigating 45-year-old John Constable in June after reports of violence involving his ex-girlfriend, the department said.

He was charged Thursday. On Friday, he was suspended without pay and arrested.

He faces the following charges:

• Battery with Moderate Bodily Injury, Level 6 Felony
• Battery in the Presence of a Child, Level 6 Felony
• Domestic Battery, Level 6 Felony
• Intimidation, Level 6 Felony
• Criminal Confinement, Level 6 Felony

Constable has been with IMPD since 1999. He was most recently assigned to the northwest district as a middle shift officer.