40 people were charged with a total of 45 counts of serious crimes in the month of April.

According to data released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, seven of the 40 people facing charges are juveniles and nine are police officers.

The juveniles were charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and theft offences.

Of these seven juveniles, one was a 7-year-old boy who was charged with aggravated burglary and theft alongside another juvenile, however, the charge against the 7-year-old boy was withdrawn due to his age.

A 45-year-old police officer was charged with dangerous driving causing grievous harm to four victims of whom one was a 3-month-old boy.

The police officer was allegedly drunk at the time of the incident.

A 38-year-old police officer was charged with dangerous driving after he fell asleep at the wheel which resulted in an accident.

In another incident, a 24-year-old police officer was charged with dangerous driving and excess breath alcohol while a 36-year-old police officer was charged with careless driving.

Three police officers were charged with assault causing actual bodily harm.

In one incident, a 20-year-old and a 49-year-old police officer were charged with assault causing actual bodily harm to a 41-year-old man while in another incident, a 26-year-old police officer was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm to his 27-year-old wife.

A 30-year-old and a 43-year-old police officer were charged with aggravated robbery of $500 cash from a Chinese national.

There were 32 victims of the 45 counts of separate incidents. There were four incidents where the accused and the victims were related to one another.

A 35-year-old man was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm to his 9-year-old daughter.

The accused allegedly beat his daughter with a hosepipe.

A 30-year-old man was charged with assault, assault causing actual bodily harm and wrongful confinement of his 27-year-old de facto partner.

The accused was also charged with rape.

Cash and assorted items ranging from $7 to over $5000 were stolen during the alleged aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and theft offences which consisted of home invasions,daylight and night street robberies.

A 31-year-old man was charged with the unlawful cultivation of illicit drugs.

He allegedly cultivated 38.59 kilograms of cannabis.

Two cases were withdrawn after discontinuances were filed due to insufficient evidence and in one case where the accused person was under the age of criminal responsibility.

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