Victoria Police has confirmed a senior police officer from the Western Region has been transferred to other duties pending an investigation into disciplinary matters.
A media liaison spokesman said that as the investigation was ongoing it would not be appropriate to provide further comment.
Victoria Police's Western Region includes Warrnambool, Ballarat and Geelong.
The Standard made inquiries after reports that professional standard unit officers were in Warrnambool last week conducting inquiries.
No further information has been able to be confirmed at this stage.
More to come.
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