14 April 2021. Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC Independent Commissioner Against CorruptionAs a result of an ICAC investigation, on 22 March 2021 two South Australia Police officers were charged by the Director of Public Prosecutions with one count each of aggravated assault.
The Director will allege that in the early hours of 19 October 2019, several mobile police patrols became involved in an extended pursuit of a man suspected to be driving a stolen vehicle.The man eventually abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot, running through a number of properties before hiding.
Police located him and directed him to raise his hands, and to then lie on the ground, which he did.
It is alleged that a 35…