PC Diego Ayala-Zabala Misconduct Hearing

Metropolitan Police Service

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Officer(s)

Former Officer Diego Ayala-Zabala of Metropolitan Police Service View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

On Wednesday the 14 April 2021, PC Ayala-Zabala was stopped by police whilst driving a motor vehicle. As a result of that stop, he was reported for driving otherwise than in accordance with his licence and for driving without insurance.

On Friday the 28 May 2021 at Willesden Magistrates’ Court, PC Diego Ayala-Zabala was convicted (following his guilty pleas) of driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with his licence (contrary to section 87(1) Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988) and driving without insurance (contrary to section 143 Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988).

PC Ayala-Zabala received a £369 fine, was ordered to pay £36 victim surcharge and £90 costs. He also received eight (8) penalty points.

At the relevant time(s), PC Ayala-Zabala was a serving officer with the Metropolitan Police. He later resigned and ceased to be a police officer as of 20 October 2021.

Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 93 Misconduct Hearings
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The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS / "the Met") is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the square mile of the City of London which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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