NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Metro officer was decommissioned and arrested on charges of aggravated domestic assault Tuesday night.
Police reported 35-year-old Julian Pirtle strangled his girlfriend at her home on May 2.
Pirtle then allegedly went to her workplace where she recorded a conversation, during which she confronted him about the assault.
Statements heard on the recording reportedly corroborate the victim’s allegations.
Pirtle, a 10-year police department veteran, had been serving as a school resource officer and is now under investigation by the department.