Police officer charged with sexual assault

A POLICE officer has been charged with sexual assault and served with an AVO following an incident at a home in Sydney’s inner-west last year.

The charge relates to an incident that allegedly occurred at a private residence in September last year. The officer was off-duty at the time.

The matter was referred to the NSW Police Force Professional Standards Command in November and, following investigations, the inspector was arrested and charged on Thursday.


The officer, identified only as being attached to a specialist command, was also served with a provisional apprehended violence order.

He was granted conditional bail and is due to front Burwood Local Court on Thursday, January 24.

A NSW Police spokesperson confirmed the officer’s employment status was under review.

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