Probationary constable charged

A probationary constable has been charged following an internal investigation.

The 25-year-old from southern metro region has been charged with three counts of unauthorised disclosure of police information.

The alleged incident, in which a short video was taken of an intercepted car and shared to a closed group on social media, took place in Beaconsfield in April 2020 while the officer was a trainee and on duty.

He has been suspended and is expected to be summoned to appear at court at a later date.

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