Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A custodial corrections officer was suspended from duty on 17 February 2020 as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to the allegation of using force on a member of the public and also prisoners at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability.

We expect the highest in professional and ethical behaviour from all our officers.

Our officers play a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of the community by managing some of the most challenging people in society in highly dynamic situations.

To do this effectively and humanely, it is important that their behaviour is appropriate and proportionate to the circumstances.

As the matter is under active investigation, it is not appropriate to comment further at this time.

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