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Tower Hamlets officer handed final warning for unauthorised log in to police computer database

Officer warned over log in to police computer database. Credit: PA

A tower Hamlets officer has been handed final warning for an unauthorised log in to police computer database.

The Metropolitan police constable was warned following a misconduct hearing.

Police Constable Jeremy York attached to Tower Hamlets was warned at a Special Case Misconduct Hearing on Thursday, 9 June.

PC York was alleged to have, whilst on-duty, accessed the Police National Computer (PNC) for a non-policing purpose and without the obtaining the relevant authorisations.

He then revealed information of a vehicle registration to an acquaintance, with authority.

The actions of which, amounted to a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of: Discreditable Conduct.

On 1 March 11 2016, PC York accepted a caution offered by Essex Police for the offence committed.

The officer had been on restricted duties.

After hearing the evidence presented to him, the chair determined that the appropriate sanction in this case was a final written warning.