Victoria’s independent police oversight body, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC), has charged a Victoria Police officer with a number of offences following an IBAC investigation into allegations of serious police misconduct in relation to an incident in Thornbury in early January 2018. The charges relate to an IBAC investigation, Operation Durack.
The officer, a Senior Constable, has been charged with one count each of intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, and unlawful assault.
The first court appearance will be at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 13 February 2019
To report public sector corruption or police misconduct now, visit www.ibac.vic.gov.au/report or call 1300 735 135.