Greater Manchester Police
Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Police chief apologises to rape victim over failures

A chief constable has apologised to a rape victim after his force failed to arrest the suspect she had identified. The victim’s mother described Greater Manchester Police (GMP) as “absolutely incompetent” over its failure to act. She said her daughter had also suffered because four different detectives had led the investigation. New GMP Chief Constable […] […]

Met (London)

Three special sergeants guilty of gross misconduct

Three serving Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officers have had allegations of gross misconduct proven after they failed to arrest a shoplifter. Whilst on patrol in a police van in May 2019, Special Police Sergeant (SPS) Edward McKiernan, SPS Arun Shandal and SPS Russell Lee were flagged down regarding two suspicious males on bicycles. One of […] […]

Met (London)

MPS officer denies causing death by careless driving

An officer from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has pleaded not guilty to a charge of causing death by careless driving, following an appearance at the Old Bailey. Police Constable Daniel Bowen faces the charge in connection with an incident in July 2028 when a police van collided with an 83-year-old Peter Dawes in East […] […]

MET Police
Met (London)

Three special sergeants guilty of gross misconduct

Three serving Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officers have had allegations of gross misconduct proven after they failed to arrest a shoplifter. Whilst on patrol in a police van in May 2019, Special Police Sergeant (SPS) Edward McKiernan, SPS Arun Shandal and SPS Russell Lee were flagged down regarding two suspicious males on bicycles. One of […] […]

West Mercia

PC Benjamin Monk jailed for ex-footballer’s death

A police officer who unlawfully killed Dalian Atkinson by tasering him to the ground and kicking him in the head has been jailed for eight years. PC Benjamin Monk, 43, discharged his Taser three times and kicked him twice in the head, leaving bootlace prints on his forehead, his trial heard. The former Aston Villa […] […]