Two off-duty police officers, one allegedly heavily intoxicated, have been issued with Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) after breaching public health orders over the weekend.
About 8.30pm on Saturday April 4 officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were conducting a patrol in Sydney's CBD when they observed a woman who appeared to be intoxicated being assisted by a man on King Street.
The woman was taken to St Vincent's Hospital for treatment.
She was released around 2am on Sunday April 5.
Police conducted further inquiries and established the 27-year-old woman, a serving Senior Constable attached to Police Transport Command, and the 31-year-old man had been at a nearby apartment at a social gathering.
A 27-year-old man, a serving Senior Constable attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command, a 28-year-old woman, and a 31-year-old woman, were also in attendance.
On April 7 April officers from Sydney City Police Area Command issued all five individuals with $1000 PINs for failing to comply with noticed direction under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW).