Senior Qld Police Officer charged with rape

A Queensland Police Officer has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of a woman more than 20 years ago.

The now 52-year-old man, who is a commissioned member of the Queensland Police Service, has been charged with one count of rape.

It comes following investigations by the Child Abuse and Sexual Crime Group.


Police say the man was off-duty at the time of the alleged assault in 1999.

“The woman, who was known to the man, was 27 years old at the time of the alleged offence,” Queensland Police said.

The officer, who has since been suspended from duty, is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.