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Cleveland police detective assigned to Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit charged with domestic violence

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Apr 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 17:32:41-04

CLEVELAND — A veteran Cleveland police officer was charged earlier this week with a misdemeanor count of domestic violence, the city revealed in a Friday afternoon news dump.

The officer, Raul Atanacio, 39, was charged on Tuesday in Parma.

He was hired in 2007 and is currently a detective in the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit.

Atanacio has been placed on restricted duty and will have no contact with the public, authorities said.

According to Cleveland police, after his case is adjudicated, he will undergo an administrative review.

Details about the alleged incident weren't released.

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