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Top Aus­tralian po­lice of­fi­cer quits af­ter be­ing linked to crude, racist and sex­ist on­line posts

1 The as­sis­tant com­mis­sioner of Vic­to­ria state, who was also an ethics chief, re­signed on Mon­day af­ter an ex­plo­sive re­port in Mel­bourne’s The Age news­pa­per de­tailed nu­mer­ous YouTube posts writ­ten by him un­der an al­leged on­line pseu­do­nym “Ver­non De­mer­est”

2 Com­ments by “De­mer­est” in­cluded ref­er­ences to “third world dullards” and “In­dian and Pak­istani peas­ant (s)”, The Age re­ported

3 Guerin was al­ready on sus­pen­sion and be­ing in­ves­ti­gated by the po­lice’s anti-cor­rup­tion watch­dog af­ter rev­e­la­tions last week that he made vul­gar sex­ual re­marks on a web­site about a for­mer fe­male po­lice com­mis­sioner and a po­lice union chief.

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