Category Archives: Police officer charged

Police officer couldn’t control sexual urges

A police constable was “unable to contain his urges” as he committed a string of sexual assaults while on duty, a court has heard. Christopher Hopkins, 41, is said to have targeted his three alleged victims between 2006 and 2013 – an under-age girl, a 17-year-old girl and a work colleague at Merseyside Police. The… Continue Reading

Sobbing Met cop jailed for 8 months

The Prisons Handbook 2015 – out now  /  Home Page  /  Converse Prison Newspaper   A policeman from Rochester who knocked a man’s tooth out with his riot shield during the 2010 student protests has been jailed for eight months. Pc Andrew Ott, 36, struck Royal Holloway student William Horner as he tried to break free… Continue Reading

Met cop found guilty of shield attack

A policeman has been found guilty of knocking a man’s tooth out with his riot shield during the 2010 student protests. Royal Holloway student William Horner tried to break free from a kettled area on Parliament Square, in Westminster, London, when Andrew Ott struck out with his shield, knocking the student’s tooth out. Pc Ott,… Continue Reading

Shield-Smash Cop says his alleged victim was “unlucky”

A policeman who allegedly smashed a man’s tooth out with his riot shield during the 2010 student protests said that it was “unlucky” he had been caught in the mouth. Pc Andrew Ott, 36, was taped on his personal recording device threatening violence towards the crowds that had gathered near the Houses of Parliament. It… Continue Reading

Jury sworn in former cop £113,000 theft trial

  A jury has been sworn in to try a retired police officer accused of stealing £113,000 from his former force’s headquarters. Paul Andrew Greaves, 56, was charged with stealing cash from Warwickshire Police in May 2013 after an inquiry into the disappearance of money seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Greaves, from Carlton,… Continue Reading

PC jailed for 3 years for sex on duty

A police officer who had oral sex with vulnerable women while on duty has been jailed for three years. Pc Adam Rushton, branded “a disgrace to the police service” on conviction last month, was sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court today for five counts of misconduct. The 37-year-old, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, was also found guilty of… Continue Reading

Six Baltimore police officers charged with prisoner death

Six officers in the police custody death of Freddie Gray are facing multiple charges including murder and manslaughter, Maryland’s state attorney has announced. One officer faces a second-degree murder charge while the other officers face manslaughter or assault charges, among others, according to Marilyn Mosby. She said the officers failed to get Mr Gray medical… Continue Reading

Policeman faces misconduct sentence

A police officer from Newcastle-under-Lyme who had sex with vulnerable women he met while on duty will be sentenced by a Crown Court judge today. Pc Adam Rushton was branded “a disgrace to the police service” last month after being convicted of five misconduct charges. The 37-year-old was also found guilty of breaching data protection… Continue Reading

Sex on duty cop jailed

A police officer has been jailed for three years and nine months for having sexual relationships with three women while on duty. Pc Darren Heath, 45, who is suspended from all duties at Gloucestershire Police, pleaded guilty to five counts of misconduct in a public office. Bristol Crown Court heard Heath bedded one woman just… Continue Reading

Police officer in court charged with wife murder

A police constable has appeared in court accused of the murder of his wife. Pc Otis Goldsmith, 49, is charged with killing his wife Jill within police grounds. Goldsmith, who has 28 years’ service with Northamptonshire Police, was arrested after police were called to a house in Wootton Hall Park, Northampton, on Thursday. He appeared… Continue Reading

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