IBAC found the Detective Leading Senior Constable had an ongoing association with the adult entertainment venue and received favourable treatment in the form of free entry and alcohol.
IBAC also substantiated allegations the officer accessed Victoria Police information holdings to obtain information about his associates. On at least one occasion, the officer accessed and disclosed police information to an employee of the adult entertainment venue.
The officer resigned from Victoria Police while under investigation. He was charged and subsequently pled guilty to two charges of unauthorised access to police information, one charge of unauthorised use of police information and one charge of unauthorised disclosure of police information. He was fined $3000 without conviction.