Police officer dismissed

The Commissioner of Police has dismissed a 33 year old male constable from Tasmania Police.

The constable, from southern Tasmania, was dismissed on 19 May after an investigation.

The investigation established that the constable had stolen items from Tasmania Police, and had possessed and used illicit drugs (testosterone).

The officer was charged and prosecuted with stealing, and the possession and use of a controlled drug and possession of a thing used for the administration of a controlled drug.

During the prosecution, the constable was suspended from duty.

No further comment will be made.

Donna Adams

Acting Deputy Commissioner

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