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Source: State of Victoria Police

Sunday, 13 December 2020 23:39

Two additional police officers have been charged in relation to the alleged leaking of information relating to a person in custody in May 2020.

A senior constable from Southern Metro Region has been charged with misconduct in public office, unauthorised access of police information and two counts of unauthorised disclosure of police information.

He remains suspended and will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 11 February 2021.

A constable from North West Metro Region has been charged with two counts of unauthorised disclosure of police information.

He has been transferred to other duties and will appear at the Ringwood Magistrates’ Court on 5 February 2021.

The investigation into these serious acts of misconduct remains ongoing.

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