Officer cleared of killing Ian Tomlinson offered to resign twice

A police officer who was cleared of killing Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests has accepted that his actions amounted to gross misconduct. In a public disciplinary hearing it emerged PC Simon Harwood also offered to resign on two occasions.

But PC Harwood does not accept his actions inadvertently caused or contributed to Ian Tomlinson's death.

PC Simon Harwood
PC Simon Harwood Credit: PA Wire

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Family anger at G20 PC hearing

Ian Tomlinson's family have branded the police disciplinary hearing for the Met Police officer cleared of his manslaughter during the G20 protests in 2009, a "whitewash." PC Simon Harwood has been sacked after being found guilty of misconduct.