Frank Elsner, who resigned earlier this year as chief constable of the Victoria Police Department amid allegations of inappropriate actions with the wife of an subordinate officer, and other actions in the offices of VicPD. Victoria News files

Discipline hearing for former VicPD chief to start in January

Police Complaints Commission facilitating proceedings

After multiple delays to allow former Victoria police chief Frank Elsner time to secure legal representation, dates have now been set for his discipline proceeding under the Police Act.

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner announced today that Elsner’s case will come before Discipline Authority Ian Pitfield starting on Jan. 15, 2018 and is scheduled for four days. It is not open to the public.

RELATED: Frank Elsner resigns from Victoria Police Department

Elsner submitted his resignation as chief constable to the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board in May, ending a long battle between the two sides. He had been suspended over an exchange of “salacious and sexually charged” Twitter messages with the wife of a subordinate officer.

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