Mobile Alabama Police Department
|Dates of Service||Hired in July 2022.|
|Last Known Status||Administrative Leave|
2022 Domestic Violence Arrest
On September 5, 2022, Cotter was off duty when he was involved in a domestic violence incident.
Police responded to his house, where his wife accused him of attacking her.
On September 6, 2022, Cotter was arrested and charged with domestic violence (strangulation or suffocation) and third-degree domestic violence harassment.
Cotter was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of criminal and administrative investigations.
- Brendan Kirby, Court records: Domestic violence charge against Mobile cop stemmed from wife’s allegations, FOX 10, 2022-09-06
- Mobile PD: Officer arrested on domestic violence charges, FOX 10, 2022-09-06