AFP officer to face court on sex offence

Facing court

A 50-year-old Canberra man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 4 November 2019) where he will be charged with committing an act of indecency.

Following an investigation by ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team, the AFP officer will be charged with committing an act of indecency without consent yesterday (3 November).

The AFP is assessing whether to suspend the officer.

All AFP members are expected to behave at all times in a manner that upholds the organisation’s core values, reputation and integrity - consistent with community expectations.

As this matter is before court it would not be appropriate to make any further comment.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au