Police constable sacked after sending threating texts to ex-partner and family
PUBLISHED: 15:54 22 September 2020 | UPDATED: 15:54 22 September 2020
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A serving police constable working in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has been dismissed without notice for gross misconduct.
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PC Sam Wiltshire, of the East Area command unit, was found to have breached standards of professional behaviour in relation to authority, respect and courtesy and discreditable conduct at a hearing that concluded today (Tuesday, September 22).
A Met spokesperson said Pc Wiltshire had “sent text messages containing threats of violence to his ex-partner and her family” as well as “messages which were grossly offensive or indecent”.
These matters were deemed so serious that dismissal was justified.
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