Police officer charged with unlawful use of a computer

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THE WA Police Internal Affairs Unit has charged a former male sergeant with two counts of unlawfully using a computer while working as a police officer.

The officer was based in the Midland police district.

It is alleged the offences occurred in June and July 2018.

The officer was stood down from operational duty and has since resigned.

The now former police officer is due to appear in the Joondalup Magistrates Court today.