DC Joanne Redden Outcome

Outcome published Wed 29th Jun 2022


Detective Constable Joanne Redden of West Midlands View officer

Allegations Proven

  • Conduct

Sanction: Dismissal Without Notice


On 11 September 2020 whilst off duty, DC Redden drove her personal vehicle and collided with a parked vehicle and the garden wall of an adjacent property.

Immediately after the collision the officer informed a member of the public at the scene that she had been the passenger in the vehicle and that the male driver had run away; this was untrue.

When officers attended at the scene the officer failed a roadside breath test and was arrested before being taken to Coventry police station.

At the police station the officer was breathalysed and gave a reading of 62 g of alcohol in 100 ml of breath.

On 24 September 2020 DC Redden pleaded guilty in the Birmingham Magistrates’ Court to a single charge of driving a motor vehicle when over the prescribed limit


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