Police officer charged with child sex offences

Keira Jenkins |

A former senior sergeant, aged 50, has been charged with child sex offences in Queensland.
A former senior sergeant, aged 50, has been charged with child sex offences in Queensland.

A police officer has been charged with child sex offences in central Queensland.

The 50-year-old man, a former senior sergeant, was suspended from the Queensland Police Service before he resigned.

He has been charged with possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to access exploitation material, police said. 

He is due to appear at Mackay Magistrates Court on June 19. 

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National Sexual Abuse and Redress Support Service 1800 211 028

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