A 5-year veteran police officer was arrested and charged for injuring a child on Friday, according to police. Police arrested and charged Carlos Mendez with injury to child/intent serious bodily injury. Investigators responded to University Medical Center regarding the case Thursday evening. The investigation revealed that the victim was Mendez 4-month-old son. Police said the 4-month-old suffered several fractured ribs and a torn liver while in Mendez's care.