Lily Allen said she was made to feel like a “nuisance rather than a victim” by police investigating a stalker, as she revealed horrifying details of her seven-year ordeal. The singer was pursued by a man who barged into her bedroom as she and her children slept, said he wanted to stab her through the face and spent nights lurking in her garden.
A police officer who filmed himself performing a solo sex act while in uniform before sending the videos to prostitutes has been jailed for 15 months. Pc Luke Smith wept as a court heard how he was on duty when he masturbated in police station toilets and sent the clips from his mobile phone because he “had a fixation with prostitutes.”
A “bullying” police officer who held a knife to an officer’s neck and snared a colleague with a dog catching pole has been sacked. Sergeant Michael Bromell of Thames Valley Police also shot at fellow officers with a BB gun and threatened to cut another officer’s hair with a knife.
Five police officers could be prosecuted over the death of an epileptic man who was restrained while reportedly suffering a seizure. Duncan Tomlin died in 2014 after spending two days in a coma following an incident with officers.
A police officer has been sacked from the force after making indecent images of children. Brian Rouse, 48, from Watford, was jailed for four months on 30 March after pleading guilty to four charges at Aylesbury Crown Court.
A PILOT and two police officers are among five men due to appear in court after an investigation into unauthorised filming while using the force helicopter. Matthew Loosemore, 44, who was a South Yorkshire Police pilot before transferring to the National Police Air Service in 2013, has been summonsed for one count of misconduct in public office.
A WOMAN whose mother and sister were shot dead by Tilford dog breeder John Lowe has branded Surrey Police “murderers” after an independent investigation into the force’s conduct was referred to the Crown Prosecution Service. The referral by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) could result in two Surrey Police firearms licencing officers facing criminal action over a decision to return shotguns to Lowe just half a year before he murdered his partner Christine Lee and her daughter Lucy Lee.
A Coventry City fan has won a five-figure settlement from West Midlands Police after he was arrested at a match nearly five years ago. Mark Wynn launched civil proceedings against the force following his arrest during the game against Derby County at the Ricoh Arena in 2011.
A West Yorkshire police constable had been sacked by the force after giving his boss an inaccurate account of how a suspect managed to escape from his custody. The officer, who has not been named by the force, appeared before a public misconduct hearing after being accused of discreditable conduct. His was one of three such hearings so far this year for Yorkshire’s biggest police force.
A former Merseyside police officer, who pleaded guilty to misconduct in public office, has been jailed for four years. Liverpool Crown Court heard that an investigation carried out by Merseyside Police and managed by the Independent Police Complaints Commission found that Michael McMillan made persistent contact with victims of crime, for his own sexual purposes, during his time as a Detective Constable with the Family Crime Investigation Unit.