Three New South Wales Police officers have been charged in one day over two separate incidents related to domestic violence and an assault.
The first occurred earlier this year in January when emergency services responded to a concern for welfare report in Emu Plains, in Sydney’s west.
An investigation was launched after it was alleged a 49-year-old woman was injured during an altercation with the responding officers.
The police, who were attached to the North West Metropolitan Region, were charged on Thursday and issued court attendance notices.
A 26-year-old senior constable was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm in company of other(s), possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, intentionally etc publish etc protected information, intentionally record intimate image without consent and distribute image without consent.
The 27-year-old constable was also charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company of other(s).
Both have been suspended without pay and will appear at Penrith Local Court on May 1.
The second incident occurred on Thursday night when officers were called to a home in the city’s south amid reports of a domestic dispute.
It will be alleged a 40-year-old woman assaulted police and resisted arrest.
It was later discovered she was a senior constable in the Central Metropolitan Region.
She was charged with four counts of assault police, hinder or resist police officer in execution of duty and stalk/intimidate intend fear or physical harm.
The officer is not in the workplace and her employment is under review.