Senior Constable arrested for possessing child abuse material

Arrest after his home was searched.

Editor / April 01 2020

A 38-year-old NSW senior police constable has been arrested in Horsley, Wollongong.

Detectives searched the home of the police officer following an investigation by the Professional Standards Command.

They seized a number of electronic and storage devices which will undergo forensic examination.


Wollongong local court.

Wollongong local court.


The senior police constable was arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra police station and charged with one count of access and possess child abuse material.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Wollongong local court on June 16.


Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.

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