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Bexley police officer dismissed for giving details of an ongoing investigation to a suspect in a case

PUBLISHED: 09:39 29 April 2015 | UPDATED: 09:39 29 April 2015

Bexley police station, Arnsberg Way, Bexleyheath

Bexley police station, Arnsberg Way, Bexleyheath

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Hearing told of 50-year-old Detective Sargeant’s ‘discreditable conduct’.

A police officer attached to Bexley borough has been dismissed without notice from the Metropolitan Police Service following a misconduct hearing.

The hearing found that Detective Sergeant Darren McCabe, aged 50, had breached the standards of professional behaviour by ‘discreditable conduct’.

On 18 March, the officer appeared at Southwark Crown Court and was sentenced for perverting the course of justice by having provided details of an ongoing investigation to a suspect in the case. The suspect in the case was known to McCabe.

He was jailed for six months.


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