Met Officer investigated over sexual abuse allegations from two colleagues

1st April 2021

An investigation by the  The Bureau of Investigative Journalists in association with the  the BBC discovered that the officer had been allowed to continue working for the force unsuspended for three years after two colleagues had accused him of sexual and physical abuse. Also, that an internal Essex Police review revealed that the investigation into the allegations by that force had not been of an appropriate standard.

Stephen Shotnes said: “Congratulations to our client TBIJ and Alex Heal with their expose of the way police dealt with this matter. An important and well investigated follow up to Alex’s 2020 Private Eye Paul Foot award-winning series on this topic.”