Police officers confront charges after tranquilize charges
Nine police officers are confronting more than 40 disciplinary charges following an examination into assertions they provided hard drugs to detainees in return for confessions, it was declared today.
The disciplinary charges emerge from a Police Grumblings Specialist – managed examination called “Operation Passport” what’s more, relate to officers working for the West Yorkshire compel Cross Fringe Group – a squad managing with genuine wrongdoing in the Leeds area.
The inquiry’s terms of reference were “to explore charges that police officers were concerned in the supply of controlled drugs to detainees in authority to instigate the affirmation of offenses what’s more, any matters arising”.
The asserted disciplinary offenses took put in 1997 what’s more, 1998.
The Cross Fringe Team, involving of staff from around the force, was based at Killingbeck police station in Seacroft, Leeds.
The examination was managed by PCA part Tony Williams what’s more, conveyed out by Administrator Susan Day what’s more, Acting Boss Overseer David Grubb of West Yorkshire Police teach what’s more, objections department.
Authority part Alison McDougall concurred that the nine officers ought to confront 42 disciplinary charges.
She said: “They are for asserted misrepresentation what’s more, prevarication, discreditable conduct, disregard of obligation what’s more, being an extra to a teach offence.
“The hearing will be orchestrated by the compel what’s more, be heard by the boss constable.”
A PCA representative said the fundamental medicate charged to have been provided was heroin.