Sanction for undercover officers who transgress guidance on sexual relationships (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-03-25
Session date: 
March 25, 2015
Reference: 
2015/0831
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In view of the guidance now in place for undercover operatives in respect of sexual relationships (as mentioned in the letter from the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, to the Chair of the Assembly dated 4 February 2015), please confirm what disciplinary measures have been taken against officers who are known to have committed a breach of this guidance?

Answer

Answer for Sanction for undercover officers who transgress guidance on sexual relationships (1)

Answer for Sanction for undercover officers who transgress guidance on sexual relationships (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Operation Herne is an ongoing independent investigation regarding a range of issues relating to undercover officers including allegations that individual officers engaged in sexual relationships while deployed undercover. To date Operation Herne has referred one case to the MPS for consideration of misconduct proceedings. This case is under current consideration.