Police officer stood down, Central Region
A 50-year-old male sergeant from Central Region has been charged with one count of computer hacking and misuse and is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on October 12.
The officer has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service.
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.
This does not mean the allegations against the officer have been substantiated.