Police Officer convicted of assault at train station

20th May 2019

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigated an incident on 28 May 2018 when two men were arrested on a Railway Station platform by British Transport Police. P.C. Spiby used a Taser on one of the men.  The man also had CS Spray used on him twice by P.C. Severns. The man involved complained […]

Police Officer sacked for Adolf Hitler comment

17th May 2019

A Police misconduct hearing took place between 15 April 2019 and 18 April 2019 for P.C. David Alston. Following the hearing he was dismissed from Essex Police Force without notice. The issue came to light after a member of a WhatsApp group was arrested for domestic violence and common assault.  Police seized the phone and […]

Misconduct hearing for officers following fingertip loss

16th May 2019

On 7 May 2019 a misconduct hearing began for five Police Officers after a man lost the tips of three fingers when they were trapped under a toilet rim after he was restrained in a cell by Police Officers. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) who oversee Police complaints in England and Wales have […]

Boy ‘collided with Police vehicle’

15th May 2019

On 17 April 2019 the Independent Newspaper reported an incident during which a Police van was filmed hitting a 16 year old boy before officers arrested him. Footage was recorded from a nearby flat.  Several youngsters can be seen running away from the Police.  It is understood the Police were called to reports of trouble […]