Philadelphia Police Officer Arrested Over Fights With Children

philadelphia-police-officer-arrested-tamika-grossOn Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Police announced the arrest of 35-year-old police officer Tamika Gross, the result of an investigation by the District Attorney’s office and the Internal Affairs Bureau.

According to a statement by the DA’s office, Gross “accompanied, encouraged, and participated in” fights between her teenage kids and other children.

From that statement:

The first of these fights took place on January 25, 2012, when Gross walked with her 18-year-old son to the 900 block of Marcella Street. Gross then demanded that her son and a 16-year-old boy who lived on the block fight.

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