A 49-year-old male senior constable from Southern Region has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and has been tasked to perform non-operational duties.
The officer is the subject of an investigation into an allegation of inappropriate access to confidential information.
Further the officer was issued a notice to appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court on October 1 for an offence of Computer Hacking and Misuse.
In keeping with our commitment to high standards of behaviour, transparency and accountability, we have undertaken to inform the public when an officer faces serious allegations of misconduct. This does not mean the allegations against the officer have been substantiated.
Information about the Queensland Police Service Integrity framework can be found at: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/corporatedocs/reportsPublications/other/Documents/QPS-ESC-Integrity-Framework.pdf
Information about compliments and complaints can be found at: https://www.police.qld.gov.au/online/ComplimentsandComplaints.htm