An encounter with a police officer who sent a photo of his penis to a female ex-colleague and asked her on a date to “teach him something other than police work” kept his job after being reported to the police
- Police officer sent explicit photo via Whatsapp to 64-year-old Jill Knight in May
- Ms Knight, who had retired five months earlier, reported an image the following day
- The agent said he intended to send an image to his partner, but did not delete it
- He is now under criminal investigation and has limited duties
A Met police officer who sent a photo of his penis to a female ex-colleague kept his job after being reported to police.
The probation officer in her twenties is said to have sent the explicit image to 64-year-old Jill Knight via Whatsapp in May — five months after she retired.
He had previously made a comment about exposing his penis, asking her on a date to “teach him something other than police work,” he reports. The times.
Ms Knight, who worked as a recruiting trainer at the Hendon Police Academy, reported the photo the next day but was told it was not a criminal offence.
The policeman apologized and said he intended to send the image to his partner, although he did not delete it.
Since the revelations came to light, the officer has been placed under criminal investigation and currently has limited duties.
A Met police officer who sent a photo of his penis to a female ex-colleague kept his job after being reported to police. Pictured: Meet Commissioner Cressida Dick, to whom 64-year-old Jill Knight wrote a letter after being told it would be treated as misconduct
After being told it would be considered misconduct, Ms Knight wrote to Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick.
She said, “You can’t confiscate a cop’s phone for misconduct.
“How do we know what else he does?”
Ms Knight said she told her story to “protect other potential victims,” adding: “It’s like nobody cares.”
In response to the letter, a statement was recorded by telephone in June.
On September 29, she received an email stating that no further action would be taken in the form of a criminal offence.
Since the revelations came to light, the probation officer in his 20s has been placed under criminal investigation and is currently on limited duties (file photo)
In a statement, the Met said: “The officer involved has provided an account with caution.
“A report has been filed with a senior officer who will make a decision as to whether there is a case to answer for gross misconduct, as well as whether the case should be referred to the Crown Prosecution Service for a decision on any prosecution.
“The officer involved currently has limited duties.”