Police officer on domestic violence charge stands down
A POLICE officer has been stood down from official duties and will front Ipswich Magistrates Court this month after facing a common assault charge.
Investigations are being conducted into allegations the officer committed acts of domestic violence.
As a result of these investigations, the officer has been served with a Police Protection Notice and charged with common assault.
The 51-year-old man from the Southern Region has been tasked to perform non-operational duties.
He has been issued with a Notice to Appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court in July for breaching the Police Protection Notice.