PC Charlie Thompson

An Essex Police officer was today (28 November) convicted of assault by beating for using unnecessary force against a man after his colleagues had arrested and handcuffed him. The verdict follows an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). Police Constable Charlie Thompson (25), who is attached to the local community unit in… Continue reading PC Charlie Thompson

PC Adam Hoyle

A Merseyside Police officer is due to make his first appearance in court after being charged with misconduct in public office and computer misuse offences following an Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation. We investigated the conduct of PC Adam Hoyle, 39, following allegations he had abused his position for a sexual purpose. On… Continue reading PC Adam Hoyle

IOPC publishes figures on police complaints made in 2021/22

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today published its annual report on police complaints for England and Wales in 2021/22. From February 2020, significant changes were made to the complaints system including widening the definition of a complaint to “any dissatisfaction with the police service”. As a result, more complaints will be logged than in previous… Continue reading IOPC publishes figures on police complaints made in 2021/22

PC Samuel Robinson

A Suffolk police officer will appear in court following an investigation by the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) into the use of force during the arrest of a man. PC Samuel Robinson, aged 30 and based at Lowestoft station, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 22 November charged with unlawful wounding inflicting grievous bodily harm under section… Continue reading PC Samuel Robinson

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