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Police employee arrested for assaulting a child

6 October 2021

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation regarding family harm where a Police employee was charged with assaulting their stepchild. The employee pleaded guilty to the charge.

The court considered the circumstances of the case and then discharged the employee without conviction.

Police also undertook employment action with the employee who remains employed by the Police.

The Authority agrees with the Police action and outcome.
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