Police detective faked having cervical cancer to get out of work

A police detective faked having cervical cancer to get time off work. Detective Sergeant Vikki Costello, who worked for Kent Police, repeatedly lied to bosses and colleagues that she was unwell, submitted sick notes, and pretended to undergo treatment. When the ruse was rumbled, she refused to release her medical records or provide any evidence […] […]

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IOPC investigates death in Kent Police custody

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is investigating the death of a 43-year-old woman in police custody in Tonbridge, Kent. We have established the woman was arrested in Tunbridge Wells by Kent Police officers shortly before 8pm on Friday, 23 July and taken to custody at Tonbridge Police Station. At around 1pm on Saturday […] […]