Calgary, AB,

Off-duty police officer charged with impaired driving

An off-duty Calgary Police Service officer has been charged with impaired driving after a traffic stop by police in southeast Calgary.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, police received reports of a potentially impaired driver. Officers responded to the call, located the vehicle and the driver was arrested.

Timothy CALLAGHAN, a six-year Constable with the Service, has been charged with one count of impaired driving.

He is currently on an unrelated leave of absence from the Service.

Details of this incident and charges are being released in the interest of public transparency.

The charged officer is afforded the right to a fair trial, as is any member of the public, and will receive the appropriate supports from the Service during the court process.