Officer charged – North West Metropolitan Region 20 May

A police officer has been charged following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.

In May 2022, officers attached to the Professional Standards Command commenced an investigation into reports of an alleged sexual assault involving a 19-year-old woman.

Following extensive inquiries, a 55-year-old detective senior constable – attached to a specialist command – was arrested this morning (Friday 20 May 2022) and charged with sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of sexually touch another person without consent, and misconduct in public office.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at the Penrith Local Court on Friday 8 July 2022.

He has been stood down from duties while his employment status is under review.

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