– Scotland Yard statement
The officer concerned today submitted his resignation and it was accepted with immediate effect.
Commander Allan Gibson said: "This officer's behaviour was completely unacceptable and it is right that he resigned."
The officer chose to resign immediately prior to his suspension being put in place.
A Scotland Yard sergeant has resigned over comments he allegedly posted on Twitter about Margaret Thatcher following her death, Sky News Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt reported.
#thatcher Met cop Sgt Jeremy Scott who allegedly tweeted Thatcher hate messages has resigned
#thatcher Sgt Scott quit after learnign he was to be suspended after exposure in a newspaper today
#thatcher Met said officer's behaviour was "completely unnacceptableand its right he has resigned."