Police misconduct

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2019
Reference: 
2019/4068
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many officers have been suspended from the Metropolitan Police for misconduct in the last five years, for how long was/is each suspended for, and how much were they paid during that period?

Answers

Answer for Police misconduct
Police misconduct

Police misconduct

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Whilst Police Regulations allow for suspension in Misconduct and Gross Misconduct, the figures below reflect those suspended under Gross Misconduct only as there were no suspensions at Misconduct level. Officers (including specials) who were first suspended between 1st January 2014 and 31st December 2018 by rank and year first suspended:

Year Suspended

Rank

Officers     

Total Days Suspended

Average Days Suspended

2014

PC

 28

 9,528

340

 

DC

  6

 3,581

597

 

PS

  3

 1,000

333

 

CI

  1

   666

666

 

DCI

  1

   300

300

 

D/C/SUP

  1

   479

479

 

MSC (Special)

 52

 9,693

186

2014 Total

 

 92

25,247

274

2015

PC

 33

14,778

448

 

DC

  7

 1,781

254

 

PS

  7

 2,477

354

 

DS

  2

 1,691

846

 

MSC (Special)

 27

 9,788

363

2015 Total

 

 76

30,515

402

2016

PC

 31

11,258

363

 

DC

  3

 1,672

557

 

PS

  5

 1,369

274

 

DS

  1

    64

 64

 

INS

  1

   124

124

 

C/SUP

  1

   199

199

 

MSC (Special)

 26

10,252

394

2016 Total

 

 68

24,938

367

2017

PC

 17

 4,326

254

 

PS

  1

   477

477

 

INS

  2

   258

129

 

DI

  1

   664

664

 

CI

  1

   528

528

 

MSC (Special)

 19

 4,681

246

2017 Total

 

 41

10,934

267

2018

PC

 23

 4,757

207

 

DC

  2

   431

216

 

PS

  1

   318

318

 

MSC (Special)

 26

 5,077

195

2018 Total

 

 52

10,583

204

Grand Total

 

329

102,217

311

NB: The amounts paid during suspension are not readily available.