Media release

Two officers suspended from duty

Two custodial corrections officers have been suspended from duty today as a result of an ongoing investigation into an alleged assault of a prisoner at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Secure Unit.

As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the highest in professional and ethical behaviour from all our officers.

Our officers play a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of the community by managing some of the most challenging people in society in highly dynamic situations.

To do this effectively and humanely, it is important that their behaviour is appropriate and proportionate to the circumstances.

As the matter is under active investigation, it is not appropriate to comment further at this time.

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