Greater Manchester

Bolton police officer Lee Cunliffe admits child sex offences

A BOLTON detective has been warned that he could face jail after admitting multiple child sex offences and misconduct in a public office. Lee Cunliffe, 40, who lives in Bolton and worked in Salford, entered guilty pleas during a hearing at Liverpool Crown Court. The detective constable admitted one count of attempting to arrange the […] […]

Cleveland

Cleveland Police officer PC Christopher Marrison facing sack for sharing confidential information

A POLICE officer is facing a gross misconduct disciplinary hearing after admitting accessing confidential data and sharing it with a family member. He has been placed before an accelerated misconduct hearing after accepting a criminal caution for unlawfully accessing Cleveland Police computers. PC Christopher Marrison photographed the information before sharing it. The force’s website says […] […]

Warwickshire

Hundreds of allegations made about Warwickshire Police in just one year

Discrimination and corruption were among hundreds of allegations made about Warwickshire Police last year. The public made 680 complaints about Warwickshire Police in 2020/21, according to new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) figures. These are the first complaints statistics to be published since moving to a new system of recording complaints, under new regulations […] […]

Avon and Somerset

Special Constable broke Covid rules and abused his housemates

A Special Constable who broke Covid rules and later acted abusive towards his housemates has been dismissed for gross misconduct following two “deeply concerning” incidents. The Special Constable for Avon and Somerset Police was found to have breached police standards on two occasions. The man – whose identity has not been revealed by the force […] […]

Met (London)

Met officer facing gross misconduct charge over teen arrest

A Met officer is facing gross misconduct proceedings following an investigation by the police watchdog into force used on a teenage boy outside a secondary school in north London. The Independent Office for Police Conduct launched its probe on December 10 last year following a complaint from the boy and a referral from the Met […] […]

Nottinghamshire

‘You are insured, aren’t you?’ Police response to Rushcliffe rural crime victim who loses £100,000 of kit

A Rushcliffe councillor says he fears victims of rural crime in Nottinghamshire are not being taken seriously after a police officer was said to have asked one victim ‘you are insured, aren’t you?’ following the theft of more than £100,000 of farm kit. Cllr Rob Inglis (Con), Portfolio Holder for Environment and Safety at Rushcliffe […] […]