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Police Officer Reinstated After Being Investigated By Crime Watchdog

A Senior Constable from the Central Region, which takes in Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg and the Sunshine Coast, has been returned to operational duties.  

The 43-year-old was stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service on March 15, 2018.

He was the subject of an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission and was served with a notice to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.

The court matter was finalised after the officer pleaded guilty to one charge of refusal by public officer to perform duty pursuant to Section 200 of the Criminal Code.

The officer is currently facing disciplinary proceedings concerning the matter.

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.