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Don Share is an American poet. He is the former chief editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago. He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee.

Charing Cross: Met Police vow to 'root out' bad officers

Apr 18,2020 8:12 pm

The Met Police has vowed to " root out people who do not belong in The Force " following an investigation into harassment and racism in a police unit.

The Police " disgraceful" misogyny, discrimination and sexual harassment in a police unit based at Charing Cross Police Station .

Following The Investigation , The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) made 15 recommendations.

The Force has accepted all of the recommendations.

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Bas Javid Said the proposals will " drive forward lasting change".

Mr Javid Said : " Like so many people I was disgusted to see officers involved in sharing deeply offensive and discriminatory messages. Their behaviour was unacceptable.

" We Are determined to root out people who don't share our values and don't belong in The Met .

" As we do this, unfortunately, we will continue to see more cases where officers and staff fail to uphold our expectations of them. "

Officers were found to have joked about rape and exchanged offensive Social Media messages.

Most officers investigated were police constables and based at the Charing Cross station, the IOPC Said .

The Inquiry was launched in March 2018 into nine linked independent investigations concerning serving police officers from The Met .

Investigations began after an officer allegedly had sex with a vulnerable woman in a room inside a London Police Station , the IOPC Said - although this allegation was never proven.

The Force Said it would commit to zero-tolerance on racism, misogyny, bullying and harassment.

In Line with the recommendations, The Force made a public commitment to being an anti-racist organisation.

Other included making sure future investigations into bullying and harassment were " suitably independent".

IOPC regional director Sal Naseem Said : " We welcome The Met 's full acceptance of our recommendations and the programme of Work It has announced to create a better working environment and improve The Service for the communities it serves in London. "

Of the 14 officers investigated, two were dismissed for Gross Misconduct and put on the barred list, preventing future employment with The Police .

Another two resigned and several others faced disciplinary action, the IOPC Said .

Nine are still serving with The Force , while another is working as a contractor in a staff role.

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