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Officers Charged following IBAC investigation

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Two officers from Western Victoria, charged with assault after investigations by IBAC and the Police Professional Standards Command, are due in court next month.

They relate to an alleged assault that happened at the Ballarat Police Station in January 2015, when a 51-year-old woman was arrested for public drunkenness.

A Female Leading Senior Constable has been charged with 1 count of Common Law Assault, A male Senior Constable is facing 2 counts.

Both have been charged on Summons and will appear in Ballarat Magistrates Court on March the 6th.

The two police have now been transferred to non-operational duties.

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