• Misconduct Outcome Stats:
  • 57.6% have the LQC's name published
  • 93.3% of allegations proven
  • 75.9% of officers dismissed

Number of Hearings by Month

Alleged Breaches since 1st January 2022

Police Misconduct News

Disgraced Cop Sharanjit Kaur Sentenced After Attack on A Child in A Birmingham Street

A former West Midlands Police constable was today (Monday 9 October) sentenced for assault after a court heard that she had struck a 12-year-old schoolboy in the face during an altercation in Birmingham while off-duty. The officer, who resigned last month (September) was charged following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).… Continue reading Disgraced Cop Sharanjit Kaur Sentenced After Attack on A Child in A Birmingham Street

Officers In The Clear After Pursuit That Ends With Two Men Dead

Police officers pursued a car in line with policy and procedure before a fatal collision in Staffordshire, an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) concluded. An inquest at Stafford which ended today (Friday 22 September) determined that Kaya Morrison-Taylor and William Craddock, who were both aged 22, died as a result of… Continue reading Officers In The Clear After Pursuit That Ends With Two Men Dead

Met Officer PC Mohammed Rahman In Court Over Computer Systems Misuse Allegations

A Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer will appear in court next week following an Independent Office for Police Conduct directed investigation into corruption allegations. Police constable Mohammed Rahman, 38, will appear at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 25 September to face seven charges of misconduct in public office. The charges relate to alleged offending… Continue reading Met Officer PC Mohammed Rahman In Court Over Computer Systems Misuse Allegations

West Midlands Police Officer Under Investigation for Manslaughter following Death Of Ayuub Hassan Abdi

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is criminally investigating the actions of a West Midlands Police officer following an incident where a man fell from an upstairs window in Birmingham and later died from his injuries. Ayuub Hassan Abdi, aged 34, fell from an attic bedroom window at a property in Lozells, shortly before… Continue reading West Midlands Police Officer Under Investigation for Manslaughter following Death Of Ayuub Hassan Abdi

MPS officer given three-year prison sentence for causing death by dangerous driving

Two Metropolitan Police Service officers have been convicted of driving offences, with one officer jailed for three years, following an Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation into a collision in south London in which a 25-year-old female pedestrian died. Police Constable (PC) Nadeem Patel, 28, was given the jail term for causing the death… Continue reading MPS officer given three-year prison sentence for causing death by dangerous driving

IOPC publishes figures on deaths during or following police contact

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today published its annual report on deaths during or following police contact in 2022/23. Published for the 19th year, the statistics provide an official record setting out the number of such deaths, the circumstances in which they happen, and any underlying factors. Figures across the different categories can… Continue reading IOPC publishes figures on deaths during or following police contact

CPS To Review File Sent By IOPC following investigation into former GMP Top Cop Chief Inspector Dale Sexton evidence to Manchester Arena Bombing Review

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has today announced it will be referring a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in relation to the actions former Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officer Chief Inspector Dale Sexton when providing information to various reviews following the Manchester Arena bombing. The IOPC independently investigated a… Continue reading CPS To Review File Sent By IOPC following investigation into former GMP Top Cop Chief Inspector Dale Sexton evidence to Manchester Arena Bombing Review

Drug Dealing Met Detective Sacked After IOPC Investigation

A Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer has been dismissed without notice for purchasing, offering to supply and taking controlled drugs following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Detective Inspector Warren Arter, who was attached to the South East Command, was dismissed yesterday at the end of a three-day misconduct hearing, after… Continue reading Drug Dealing Met Detective Sacked After IOPC Investigation

Lying Cops Sacked After Attack On 14 Year Old Boy

Two Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officers have been dismissed without notice for punching and kicking a 14-year-old boy during his arrest before lying about the incident in their statements immediately after the incident. The officers were dismissed at a gross misconduct hearing which concluded on 10 May and was a result of our investigation. The hearing was told that… Continue reading Lying Cops Sacked After Attack On 14 Year Old Boy

PC Helena Stone Caught More Than Twice Over The Limit During Her Forces Christmas crackdown on boozed Drivers-up

PC Helena Stone Image Copyright Steve Allen Words Ian Leonard

A police officer was banned from the roads after she was caught drinking during her own force’s Christmas crackdown on boozed-up motorists. PC Helena Stone, 30, was more than twice over the limit when she was stopped behind the wheel of her Seat Leon in Oldham. Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how the officer, who serves… Continue reading PC Helena Stone Caught More Than Twice Over The Limit During Her Forces Christmas crackdown on boozed Drivers-up

PC Kevin Markowski charged with assaulting teenage girl

Nottinghamshire constable charged with assaulting teenage girl A Nottinghamshire Police officer will appear in court to face charges of assault by beating and intentional strangulation of a child, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). PC Kevin Markowski, aged 46, is due to appear at Lincoln District Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday… Continue reading PC Kevin Markowski charged with assaulting teenage girl

Former West Midlands Officer PC Steven Walters To Appear In Court

A former West Midlands Police constable has been charged with misconduct in public office, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). The charge against 54-year-old Steven Walters, who left the force in 2016, alleges that on 14 July 2013 while acting as a police constable, he wilfully misconducted himself by engaging… Continue reading Former West Midlands Officer PC Steven Walters To Appear In Court

PC Claire Ford Dismissed After Accessing Police Incident Logs And Passing Information To Third Party

A former Cheshire Constabulary officer has been found to have a case to answer for gross misconduct for misusing force systems. Claire Ford, a former police constable based in Crewe, was due to attend an accelerated misconduct hearing on Thursday 26 January. However, the 39-year-old resigned from the force on Monday 17 October and chose… Continue reading PC Claire Ford Dismissed After Accessing Police Incident Logs And Passing Information To Third Party

PC Jack Green Sacked After Punching Man Who Was Handcuffed And Detained In Hospital

PC Jack Green Image Credit Mark Thomas Photos

A gross misconduct panel ruled today (Wednesday 15 February) that a former West Midlands Police officer would have been dismissed, if he was still serving, for punching a vulnerable man who was detained at a hospital. The hearing followed an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Ex-Police Constable Jack Green was accused… Continue reading PC Jack Green Sacked After Punching Man Who Was Handcuffed And Detained In Hospital

Gross misconduct proven against current and former Met officers who received photo of dead man

A Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer and a former officer have today had gross misconduct proven against them linked to a photo of a non-crime sudden death scene and cheating during a driving exam. PC Bonnie Murphy was dismissed without notice and former PC Jamie Lewis, who was previously sacked and jailed for sharing photos… Continue reading Gross misconduct proven against current and former Met officers who received photo of dead man

Former Humberside officer would have been dismissed for fraudulent online gambling

A former Humberside Police officer who entered into a betting syndicate with the aim of facilitating fraudulent online gambling and money laundering would have been dismissed without notice if he had not already resigned, a police disciplinary panel has ruled. Following a directed Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation, an independently chaired panel found… Continue reading Former Humberside officer would have been dismissed for fraudulent online gambling

Police Release 83 Pages Of Grossly Offensive WhatsApp Messages Which Resulted in Officers Being Sacked

Content warning: This document references WhatsApp messages which are highly offensive and discriminatory in nature and may cause distress and upset to people reading it. View the judgement PDF content: Content warning: This document references WhatsApp messages which are highly offensive and discriminatory in nature and may cause distress and upset to people reading it.… Continue reading Police Release 83 Pages Of Grossly Offensive WhatsApp Messages Which Resulted in Officers Being Sacked

Disgraced West Mercia Cop PC Andrew Hope Sacked Over Inappropriate communication With Two Female Victims of Crime

A West Mercia Police officer was yesterday (Tuesday 20 December) dismissed after gross misconduct was found proven, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Police Constable Andrew Hope, aged 27, faced allegations of gross misconduct after being accused of having inappropriate communication with two women he had met through the course… Continue reading Disgraced West Mercia Cop PC Andrew Hope Sacked Over Inappropriate communication With Two Female Victims of Crime

Met Sgt Dru Hussey Given Final Written Warning After Search Of Female

A Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) officer has been given  a final written warning relating to the strip search of a woman in Lewisham, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) which concluded on 20th December (Tuesday). At the end of a seven-day misconduct hearing presented by the IOPC, an independent panel… Continue reading Met Sgt Dru Hussey Given Final Written Warning After Search Of Female