A Nottinghamshire police officer has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse offences against a child.
Inspector Russell Dew, 44, based at Mansfield police station, is accused of sexual activity with a child in Newark over the past year.
The officer was arrested on Thursday and will appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on Monday.
The BBC understands the alleged victim was a 13-year-old schoolgirl.
Mr Dew, who has been suspended, has worked as a local inspector in charge of policing in the Ashfield South district.