A 27-year-old male Constable from the Central Region has been suspended from the Queensland Police Service, Queensland Police say.
The officer is facing criminal allegations of misconduct in relation to public office and attempting to pervert the course of justice and is to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on 14 December 2016.
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 that 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
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.