British Transport

BTP officer dismissed without notice

A serving British Transport Police (BTP) officer has been dismissed without notice from the force following a public misconduct hearing. Police Constable Aaran Simpson, based at Richmond station, was off duty when he was arrested on suspicion of assaulting his partner, also a police officer, at a residential address in London on  November 15, 2019. […] […]


Police ‘need to learn lessons’ from ‘unacceptable’ handling of Usman Khan case – IOPC report

Officers from Staffordshire Police tasked with monitoring the activities of Khan were not not sufficiently trained to manage this level of risk, an investigation found. The findings of the Independent Office for Police Conduct are behind national recommendations now being made to improve police management of terrorism offenders Two investigations were carried out after the […] […]