Trial date is set for Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Accused of Raping Women While on Duty

Source: Matt Dinger/Oklahoman

A trial date has been set for a former Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping and assaulting women while on duty.

The trial for Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 28, will begin Oct. 26, it was decided during a hearing Wednesday morning.

 Holtzclaw will be tried in Oklahoma County District Court on 36 counts, including eight counts of rape. He also faces counts of sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy, burglary, stalking, indecent exposure and procuring lewd exhibition.

Holtzclaw was originally charged in August. He was fired from the police department in January.