Officer charged with domestic violence offences

A POLICE officer has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm following a domestic violence-related incident north of Sydney.

The 40-year-old senior constable has been identified only as being attached to a specialist command.

He’s been issued with a future Court Attendance Notice for the offences of assault causing actual bodily harm and two counts of common asasult.


The charges relate to a disturbance that allegedly took place at a house in Bonnells Bay at Lake Macquarie in July last year.

The officer is due to appear at Toronto Local Court on October 2.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

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