‘Sexting’ Blackpool cop dismissed for gross misconduct
A Blackpool police officer who ‘sexted’ fellow officers on duty, ignored emergency calls and was involved in the running of a business selling soiled underwear online has been dismissed for gross misconduct.
PC Julian Berry, a traffic officer based at Blackpool Police Station, was suspended from duty in June last year when the allegations first came to light.
A misconduct hearing, at Leyland Police Station, found that on 13 occasions between 2005 and 2015, PC Julian Berry breached Lancashire Police’s standards of professional behaviour.
The hearing heard how PC Berry had sent sexually... read more
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