A former Hampshire police officer has been charged following an investigation by the force’s Anti Corruption Unit.
Rebecca Swanston is accused of three counts of misconduct in a public office.
The charges relate to her conduct between January and October 2012 and centres around alleged corrupt relationships with a number of active criminals operating in the Southampton area.
The 28-year-old, who was based in the Southampton police district and has resigned from the force, has been bailed to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on May 14.
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