A Northern Territory police officer has resigned after breaking COVID-19 border management guidelines.
The 27-year-old Alice Springs officer was with a gaggle of 5 individuals who crossed the border.
The person and his spouse, in addition to a 3rd particular person, have been slapped with a $5000 fantastic for failing to declare they’d been to a COVID-19 hotspot.
The officer has resigned from the police power and is going through a legal investigation.
The group is now in isolation.
Murray Smallpage, Deputy Commissioner of NT Police, stated three of the 5 folks had visited a declared hotspot in one other state.
He stated it was “extraordinarily disappointing” the police officer had didn’t heed to his duties.