A Boston Police officer is accused of recording and possessing images of child sexual abuse.
Officer Joe Martinez was arrested by police in Norwood Thursday, the Boston Police Department said in a statement. He was placed on administrative leave.
Charges against Martinez include possession of child pornography, posing a child under 18 for nude photos and secret sex surveillance of a nude person under 18, police said.
"The alleged behavior committed by this Boston Police Officer is disturbing," Superintendent-in-Chief Gregory Long said in a statement. "The Boston Police Department will continue to hold its officers to the highest standards."
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Martinez has been with the department since 2008, police said.
He is expected to be arraigned Friday morning in Dedham District Court, the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office said.