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Female officer charged with AVO breach


A NSW Police specialist command officer has been charged after allegedly breaching an apprehended violence order (AVO).

In a statement, NSW Police said officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District received a report that a 45-year-old woman had allegedly breached an AVO on 2 October.

Following inquires, police issued the woman – a senior constable attached to a specialist command – with a court attendance notice on Thursday, for two counts of contravene prohibition or restriction in AVO.

She is due to appear before Belmont Local Court on Monday 4 December.

The woman is currently suspended with pay, with a review into her employment status ongoing, NSW Police said.

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