Officer accused of inappropriately recording women
A SENIOR constable from the Southern Region has been stood down from official duty with the Queensland Police Service.
The officer, a 41 year-old man, is the subject of an investigation relating to inappropriately recording women on a digital recording device whilst in the performance of his duty.
In a statement QPS said: "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.
"This does not mean that any allegation against the officer has been substantiated."
Information about the Queensland Police Service Integrity framework can be found here.
Information about compliments and complaints can be found here.
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The central hub of the District is Toowoomba where the District Office and Southern Regional Office is located.
Major townships in the region include Toowoomba, Gatton, Warwick and Goondiwindi.
The Southern Region is a geographically large area, spreading as far east as Bribie Island, south to the New South Wales border, west to the South Australian border, and north to Winton. In contrast the Southern Police Region is almost three times the size of Victoria.