“So any suggestion that there’s a cover-up or interference, I reject.”
Deputy Commissioner David Hudson defended the police’s response but acknowledged that a media release should have been issued.
“There is no cover-up. And that is part of what the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission will examine,” he said on Wednesday.
“But I can say that, in my opinion, a media release should have been put out.”
The accused detective is set to face court on December 21, and his status within the force is under review.
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