Peel police recently announced that an officer is facing criminal charges.
Detective David Warren, an officer who has been with the force for 27 years, has been charged with one count of obstructing justice and one count of breach of trust by a public officer following a 15-month investigated conducted by the Peel Regional Police Professional Standards Bureau.
Police told insauga.com that details on the nature of the charges are not available at this time.
Warren is scheduled to appear in court in Brampton on May 15.
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“We hold our employees to a higher standard and we expect them to be exemplary members of the community. These charges are of a serious nature and it is important for the community to know that these allegations do not reflect the good work being done each day by the 2,000 plus police officers within Peel Regional Police,” said Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans in a statement.
Peel police added that officers are subject to the same laws as all other members of the public and are also subject to discipline under the Police Services Act.