A Hamilton Police officer is facing several charges related to breach of trust, according to a press release sent out by the police service on Tuesday (Nov. 10).
Thirty-year-old Myles Micallef, a six-year member of the Hamilton Police Service, was arrested on Monday (Nov. 9) in the Niagara Region.
Police say he was charged with seven counts of Breach of Trust and nine counts of unauthorized use of a computer.
All charges relate to the unauthorized use of police databases.
Hamilton police say the officer has been suspended with pay “as per the legislative requirements of the Police Service Act of Ontario.”
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Micallef is scheduled to appear in a Hamilton court on December 8, 2020, to answer to the charges.