Rape charges have been filed against two Queensland police officers, who are accused of raping a woman while they were on duty.

The two officers, aged 28 and 29 have been suspended from the service amid a full criminal investigation.

Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said that the case has prompted authorities to review and examine how it recruits and trains officers.

The officers, who both have fewer than five years policing experience, are each charged with five counts of rape and one count each of assault with intent to commit rape and deprivation of liberty.

Mr Stewart said the officers were charged after the police conducted an investigation, led by the Ethical Standards Command.
The investigation was launched soon after the woman made the complaint.
Mr Stewart said the case was concerning and although the allegations have not yet been proved, they have damaged trust in the community.

It is understood that when the officers attended their bail hearing, neither had entered a plea. They were granted conditional bail.

The case has been adjourned until May.

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