Top cop Stuart Bateson charged over alleged leaks
FIRST on the RUMOUR FILE
A top-ranking police officer has been charged with leaking restricted information.
Commander Stuart Bateson has been suspended as he awaits a court appearance next month.
He joined the police force in 1987 and has served as a detective in organised crime, counter-terrorism and homicide.
The matter was first flagged on the Rumour File on Monday morning, and later fleshed out in The Age.
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