Avon and Somerset

Special Constable broke Covid rules and abused his housemates

A Special Constable who broke Covid rules and later acted abusive towards his housemates has been dismissed for gross misconduct following two “deeply concerning” incidents. The Special Constable for Avon and Somerset Police was found to have breached police standards on two occasions. The man – whose identity has not been revealed by the force […] […]

Ex-police doctor 'made officers jump up and down while naked'
Avon and Somerset

Ex-police doctor ‘made officers jump up and down while naked’

A police force has settled on payouts of more than £120,000 to officers examined by a sex pest doctor. Dr Reginald Bunting, who served with Avon and Somerset police for more than 30 years, conducted “woefully or grossly” unacceptable medical examinations, an independent investigation found in 2017. “He would make officers expose their genitals and […] […]