Hertfordshire police officer arrested over ‘misconduct’

PUBLISHED: 15:22 06 November 2014 | UPDATED: 15:23 06 November 2014

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A Hertfordshire police officer was arrested over alleged misconduct in a public office.

He has been suspended from duty pending the outcome of an investigation.

Other than “misconduct in a public office”, it is not yet known what the nature of the allegations against the officer are.

Herts police confirmed the officer was “a 38-year-old man, who is a serving officer with Hertfordshire Constabulary”.

A force spokeswoman said he was “currently on police bail, following his arrest for an alleged offence of misconduct in public office”.

She added: “The officer is due to return back on bail to Stevenage

Police Station on December 2.”

She continued: “Given the serious nature of the allegations, the officer has been suspended from duty pending the outcome of an investigation by the force’s Professional Standards Department.”


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