Cop faces abuse charges

BIRMINGHAM, AL (AP) - A Birmingham police officer is in the city jail on charges of domestic violence.

Sgt. James Jackson, a domestic violence supervisor, confirmed police arrested West Precinct Officer Joe Fenison between 8:30 and 9 p.m. at a residence.

Police say the arrest followed an altercation over a child visitation issue.

Fenison is charged with third-degree domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

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