PC Tristan Downing

Metropolitan Police Service

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Constable (PC) Tristan Downing of Metropolitan Police Service View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

On 14 January 2022, PC Downing was arrested for soliciting another for the purpose of obtaining their sexual services as a prostitute in a public place, contrary to section 51a of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

On 14 February 2022, PC Downing appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court where he entered a guilty plea to the charge of soliciting. On conviction, he was fined £450 and ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £45.

It is alleged that PC Downing has breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of ‘Discreditable Conduct.

Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 95 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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