Police officer still has job after racist texts

A POLICE officer found guilty of gross misconduct after sending racist and sexist texts is still in his job, Northamptonshire Police has confirmed.

The behaviour of the constable, was revealed in a Freedom of Information request submitted to the force by a member of the public, which said the officer had been disciplined earlier this year over text messages sent to another officer while off duty.

Although the force insisted it did not tolerate sexism or racism, follow-up questions by the Chron have revealed the officer is still working in the county. A Northamptonshire police spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that this year an officer was found guilty of racially and sexually-related misconduct, which involved the sending of inappropriate texts.

For full article see http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/crime/northamptonshire_police_constable_who_sent_racist_and_sexist_texts_still_in_job_1_3380098

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