Crimes committed by officers from Greater Manchester Police

By Garth ApThomas

Theft, fraud, assault, voyeurism and outraging public decency are just some of the crimes committed by officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) over the last four years.

The details have been released in a Freedom Of Information request made by the UK News Gazette.

The list of offences relating to GMP officers from 2012 to 2015 includes: voyeurism and outraging public decency, assault, data protection, misconduct in public office, possession of class B drugs, use and supply of controlled drugs, driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration, drink drive, fraud, theft.

The penalties for the crimes are listed as: caution, court costs, fine, disqualification, community service/order, misconduct hearing, dismissal, points on licence, conditional discharge, imprisonment, disqualified, bound over, management action, compensation and surcharge.

The officers involved in the crimes were from: Wigan Division, Bolton Division, Counter Terrorism (NW), Serious Crime Division, North Manchester Division, Oldham Division, Rochdale Division, Salford Division, Traffic Network Section, Specialist Protective Services.

A total of 14 GMP officers committed the crimes. The breakdown year by year is – 2012: seven; 2013: four, 2014: two, 2015 one.

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