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Police Officer Convictions 2016-2021

Date of request: March 17, 2021
Reference: 336/21

Request

  • Every case that a Police Office in your Force was convicted of a criminal offence, including the date of the conviction and what the Officer was convicted of.
  • For each case, whether you have exercised your powers of pension forfeiture under Regulation K5 of the Police Pension Regulations Act 1987. If so, please state how much of the pension was forfeited.

 

Response

Please find below a breakdown of the officers who have been convicted of a criminal offence between 1st March 2016 up to and including the date of your request.

Please note the details of Criminal Convictions recorded by the Professional Standards Department only relate to criminal convictions over and above endorsable offences. Endorsable offences, classified as speeding tickets, parking fines, driving without a seat belt etc, are not recorded by the Professional Standards Department.

Month Offence
2016
September Harassment
December Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit
2017
None identified
2018
June Section 1 Computer Misuse Act 1990
2019
February Failing to provide a specimen for analysis having been the driver of a vehicle, contrary to section 7(6) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.
February One offence Sections 9-13 of the Sexual Offenses Act 2003, a3 offences relating to extreme pornographic material as contained within Sections 63 (1), (7) (d) and 67 (3) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008.
October Common Assault contrary to Section 39 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.
2020
July Theft, contrary to Section 1 of the Theft Act 1968.
September The officer has possessed and uploaded indecent images/videos of children ‘Contrary to sections 1(1)(b) and 6 of the Protection of Children Act 1978.’
September Conditional Caution for the offence of Theft – Shop

No information has been identified as being held by Avon and Somerset Constabulary in relation to question two of your request. This information maybe held the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) who are a separate organisation to the constabulary.

The OPCC are aware of your request and will respond under separate cover.

 

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