A Victoria Police inspector was allegedly detected drink driving in Strathmore this morning.
The off- duty male officer, from a specialist unit, returned a positive reading at a breath testing station on Pascoe Vale Road about 8am.
A subsequent evidentiary breath test returned a reading of 0.081 per cent.
He was issued with a penalty notice for drink driving with a fine of $476 and his licence has been cancelled for six months.
Professional Standards Command has been notified as per standard procedure.