Silverwater corrections officer charged

A SENIOR Corrective Services officer has been suspended after being charged with the alleged assault of a female inmate at a Silverwater correctional facility.

Last month, detectives from the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad’s Corrective Services Investigation Unit established Strike Force McInne following a referral from a Silverwater correctional facility after the alleged assault of a female inmate by a senior correctional officer.
Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives arrested a 55-year-old woman at a home at Mascot about 8.15am today (Tuesday, July 6). She was charged with common assault and intentionally choke person without consent.
The woman, who is a senior correctional officer, was granted strict conditional bail to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on Monday, July 26.
She has been suspended by Corrective Services NSW.