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SA Police officer tests positive to meth

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A South Australian police officer has been suspended after testing positive to methamphetamine.

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The officer, who was from an operational area, was assessed under the first targeted workplace drug tests conducted by the Internal Investigation Section of the South Australia Police on May 26.

“The officer targeted for testing was from an operational area and returned a positive result for methyl-amphetamine and amphetamine,” SA Police said in a statement.

Police said that “as investigations are continuing into the matter, no further comment can be made at this point in time”.

The officer is expected to appear before the Police Disciplinary Tribunal at a later date.

Correction: An earlier version of this story said the officer was suspended without pay. He was suspended with pay.

– with AAP

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