A Canberra AFP officer has been charged with possession of child exploitation material after an investigation by ACT Policing’s Sexual Assualt and Child Abuse Team.
A 42-year-old AFP officer from Forde and a 42-year-old Adelaide man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (10 May) formally charged with possessing child exploitation material contrary to section 65 of the ACT Crimes Act.
The officer was immediately suspended from duty.
ACT Policing will make no further comment as the matter is now before the court.
Members of the public who have any information about people involved in child exploitation material are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.