Waterloo Regional Police Officer Arrested On Criminal Charges
Misconduct Spotted By Fellow Officers
by Kw Now! Local News
Apr 17, 2012
Regional Police Officer Charged
Waterloo Region, Ontario – An investigation by Waterloo Regional Police initiated in February 2012 has led to a criminal charge being laid against an officer.
Constable Craig Markham, a nine-year member assigned to the Service’s Central Division, was suspended from duty on February 8th, 2012 after other officers recognized potential misconduct. Cst. Markham was arrested on April 16, 2012 and charged with one count of Breach of Trust contrary to the Criminal Code. He remains suspended from duty. The investigation is continuing.
The alleged offence occurred in 2011 and involved the release of confidential information to a member of the public.
Constable Markham will make his first appearance in Kitchener Provincial Court on May 30, 2012.
"The trust and confidence of our community and the support of our dedicated members who live the values of our Service remain foremost in our minds at this difficult time. We are committed to using all available resources to bring this matter to a timely resolution. Our Service will continue to provide the highest level of service to our citizens,” said Chief Matt Torigian.
No further details will be released at this time.