Senior officer stood down in Southern Qld

A SENIOR Constable from the Southern Region has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service.

In a statement to media this afternoon, police said the 50-year-old male officer is the subject of an investigation relating to excessive use of force.

“In keeping with our commitment to high standards of behaviour, transparency and accountability, we have an undertaking to inform the public when an officer faces disciplinary processes involving stand down or suspension,” the statement read.


“This does not mean that any allegation against the officer has been substantiated.”

There’s no further information available at this time.