Special Constable Benson Wilhelm. Accelerated Misconduct Hearing

Metropolitan Police Service

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Officer(s)

(Rank undisclosed) Benson Wilhelm. of Metropolitan Police Service View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

On 14 June 2020, whilst off duty, Special Constable Benson Wilhelm was seen damaging several cars in Chiltern Grove area of Southwark by scratching the paintwork. Special Constable Wilhelm was seen and challenged by the occupant of one of the cars and fled the scene. Special Constable Wilhelm was chased by the occupant of one vehicle and one other person, at which time Special Constable Wilhelm identified himself as a Police Officer. A police vehicle was flagged down by the members of the public and Special Constable Wilhelm was arrested

On 30 June 2021 Special Constable Wilhelm received a criminal conviction for two counts of criminal damage. Special Constable Wilhelm also received a fine of £350 and to pay compensation of £696 for the first vehicle, and a fine of £350 and to pay compensation of £500 for the second vehicle.

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