Off-duty Cops in Brawl Richmond station

Off duty police in Brawl caught on CCTV

OFF-DUTY police are under investigation over a brawl at a Melbourne railway station.

Four were injured during a confrontation at Richmond railway station early on Saturday morning.

The incident happened at 1am and was captured on security footage.

It is now the subject of an ethical standards department investigation.

Deputy Commissioner Sir Ken Jones said he was appalled and the matter would be fully investigated.

Deputy Commissioner Ken Jones said he was appalled by the behaviour of the members and assured the community that the matter would be fully investigated.

“I am very concerned and disappointed about this behaviour and I am speaking to all relevant Assistant Commissioners to ensure this matter is investigated thoroughly,” he said.

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“We have a team of investigators viewing the CCTV footage and they are speaking to witnesses in order to get to the bottom of this quickly.

“I will ensure those behaving badly will be dealt with swiftly and appropriately.

“I can assure the community that this kind of behaviour from police is not acceptable and appropriate action will be taken swiftly against those members who have let the community and the Force down.

“No matter who is right or wrong in any argument there is no excuse for anyone to resort to violence in any circumstances.”

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