PC Paul Hefford and PC Sukhdev Jeer and Former Officer Richard Hammond

Metropolitan Police Service

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Officer(s)

Constable Paul Hefford of Metropolitan Police Service

Constable Sukhdev Jeer of Metropolitan Police Service

Former Officer Richard Hammond of Metropolitan Police Service

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Equality and diversity

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

It is alleged that former Officer Hammond, PC Hefford, and PC Jeer were part of a WhatsApp messaging group that was used to exchange messages, memes, and other content which was inappropriate, highly offensive, and discriminatory. The content was discriminatory on grounds of sex, race, religion, sexual orientation and disability.

It is further alleged that the officers failed to challenge and/or report the other members of the said WhatsApp messaging group after receiving messages, memes, and other content from them which was inappropriate, highly offensive, and discriminatory.

Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 92 Misconduct Hearings
    86% held in public

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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