Gatwick Airport PCSO jailed for stealing from passengers – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2014 in airports, community support officers, news, police, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A Sussex PCSO who stole thousands of pounds from passengers while on duty at Gatwick Airport, has been jailed for six and a half years.’

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BBC News, 25th September 2014

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Former PCSO tipped off the Sun over Naomi Campbell arrest – The Guardian

‘A former police community support officer (PCSO) has avoided jail after he admitted tipping off the Sun that supermodel Naomi Campbell was in custody over an allegation of assault.’

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The Guardian, 18th September 2014

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Community policeman jailed for raping teenager – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 18th, 2012 in community support officers, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

“A community policeman who raped a teenage girl after spiking her drink with a sleeping pill has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th July 2012

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Community support officer jailed for issuing bogus fines to cyclists – The Independent

“An award-winning police community support officer was jailed for six months yesterday for issuing hundred of false fixed penalty notices.”

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The Independent, 17th July 2012

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Ex-PCSO jailed over child sex abuse – The Independent

“A former police community support officer (PCSO) who was involved in caring for vulnerable children was today condemned as a ‘predatory paedophile’ as he was sentenced to 10 years in jail for child sex offences.”

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The Independent, 14th June 2012

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PCSO jailed after laundering cash from brothel – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 21st, 2011 in community support officers, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A police community support officer (PCSO) has been jailed for nine months after he laundered tens of thousands of pounds from a brothel run by his prostitute wife.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2011

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Support officer jailed for giving criminals information – BBC News

“A London community support officer has been jailed for 15 months for sending criminals police intelligence..”

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BBC News, 7th July 2010

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PCSOs account for more than half of police misconduct – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 5th, 2009 in community support officers, disciplinary procedures, news by sally

“Police community support officers accounted for more than half of all police staff gross misconduct cases during the last financial year despite only making up about a fifth of the workforce, a report shows.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2009

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Community support officers to be given the power to detain – The Independent

Posted October 17th, 2008 in community support officers, detention, news, police by sally

“Police community support officers should be given extended powers that would allow them to be able to detain suspects for the first time, Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, said yesterday.”

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The Independent, 17th October 2008

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PCSOs given more powers to investigate crime – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 2nd, 2007 in community support officers, news by sally

“Police community support officers are to have more powers to investigate crime in an attempt to relieve work pressures on front-line officers.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd October 2007

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Failure to save dying boy prompts call to scrap “community” police – The Times

Posted September 24th, 2007 in community support officers, news by sally

“As police chiefs publicly defended the actions of two community support officers who stood by while a ten-year-old boy drowned, calls grew from inside the force for the posts to be scrapped.”

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The Times, 22nd September 2007

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