PC Dilraj Singh Outcome

Outcome published Tue 15th Feb 2022

Officer


Allegations Proven

  • Conduct

Sanction: Resigned

Summary

Former PC Singh drove to work when he was well over the drink-drive limit.

In doing so he put the public, his colleagues and himself in danger. Former PC Singh claimed that he had not drunk alcohol until he had arrived at work. However, he was found guilty, following a not guilty plea, of driving after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath exceeded the prescribed limit.

He has been sentenced accordingly, the most serious part of the sentence being a two-year disqualification from driving.

A police officer behaving in this way, that is firstly in drinking and driving and being unfit for duty, and secondly in being convicted of and sentenced for the relevant criminal offence, discredits the police service and undermines confidence in it.

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

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