Thursday, June 16, 2016

Community Safety Cyberbullying Victoria Police officer charged with making offensive comments on social media "charged with two counts of using a carriage service in an offensive way" Herald Sun June 10, 2015 Cyberbullying Law "Under Australian Commonwealth law it is an offence to “use a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence, or for the purposes of a threat”. It is also an offence to “knowingly or recklessly use a telecommunications service in such a way as would be regarded by reasonable persons being, in all the circumstances, offensive” Maximum Penalty 3 years Imprisonment


"charged with two counts of using a carriage service in an offensive way"



Cyberbullying Law

 "Under Australian Commonwealth law it is an offence to “use a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence, or for the purposes of a threat”. It is also an offence to “knowingly or recklessly use a telecommunications service in such a way as would be regarded by reasonable persons being, in all the circumstances, offensive”


Maximum Penalty 3 years Imprisonment





Victoria Police officer charged with making offensive comments on social media


A POLICEMAN had been charged over allegedly offensive comments made on social media.
The member was charged by professional standards command officers with offensive behaviour counts.
Victoria Police said a detective senior constable from the north west metro region had been charged with two counts of using a carriage service in an offensive way.
He will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 17 July and has been suspended without pay.
mark.buttler@news.com.au


http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/victoria-police-officer-charged-with-making-offensive-comments-on-social-media/news-story/5701eab214e46a338de3b05b01f27a53?utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&utm_source=HeraldSun&utm_medium=Twitter

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