The Ontario Provincial Police has charged a member of the Ottawa Police Service with assault and uttering death threats in relation to a domestic incident.
OPP say the alleged incident happened while the officer was off-duty, on Sunday, May 12.
The arrested was made without incident.
The Ottawa Police Service Professional Standards Section has started its own investigation.
No name is being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.
The OPS is not commenting further on this case.