A police sergeant, linked to a specialist command, has been suspended from duty after being charged with accessing vile child abuse material.
A police sergeant, linked to a specialist command, has been suspended from duty after being charged with accessing vile child abuse material.

Police officer charged over child sex abuse material

A NSW police officer, attached to a specialist command, has been charged after allegedly accessing child abuse material online.

Officers stopped the 48-year-old sergeant's car about 1.30pm on Friday afternoon before arresting him.

He was taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with using a carriage service to access child abuse material and not keeping a firearm safely.

He was refused bail and will front Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

The officer has been suspended from duty.

Originally published as Police officer charged over child porn