West Mercia

Shropshire police sergeant who stalked ex spared jail

A married police officer who stalked his former lover after falsely reporting that she had breached Covid-19 rules in acts of “twisted vengeance” has been spared jail. Stephen Green, who was a sergeant with West Mercia Police, had previously admitted a single charge of stalking involving serious alarm or distress, ahead of his sentencing at […] […]


Hampshire detective guilty of forging murder trial witness statement

A Hampshire Constabulary detective constable has been convicted of forging a witness statement during a murder investigation. Detective Constable Robert Ferrow completed and signed the statement of a witness during the investigation into the murder of Lucy-Anne Rushton in Andover, Hampshire in June 2019. He told investigators he felt “pressured to complete the statement due […] […]

Prince Andrew likely reason UK police stopped investigating paedophile Jeffrey Epstein
Met (London)

Prince Andrew: ‘No-one above the law’ says police chief after Duke of York allegations

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick added that she has asked officers to again review allegations connected to late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, having so far decided not to open an investigation. Appearing on LBC Radio on Thursday morning, Dame Cressida was asked what inquiries have taken place into the allegations from Virginia Giuffre […] […]

Greater Manchester

‘Systematic failings’ in England’s care system as boy restrained in hospital

The “shameful” case of a violent 12-year-old boy who was detained in hospital by 15 police officers illustrates the “systemic failings” in England’s care system, according to the body representing all of England’s directors of children’s services. The boy was physically and chemically restrained in hospital last month. The disruption meant seriously ill children had […] […]