Who is PC David Carrick? | The Sun
DISGRACED former PC David Carrick was handed 36 life sentences on February 7, 2023 for his sick crimes against women.
Here's what we know about him, and the vile crimes he was sentenced for.
The cop admitted to the horrific crimes on January 16, 2023 – with the Metropolitan Police since apologising over the missed chances to catch him.
Who is PC David Carrick?
PC David Carrick, 46, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, is a former police officer based within the Met's Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.
He first served in the Military before becoming a Met Police officer from August 2001.
It is an armed unit based in Westminster that is responsible for the protection of sensitive sites such as parliament and Downing Street.
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Following his arrest in 2021, Mr Carrick was suspended by the Metropolitan Police, with the force adding a referral has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
Nearly a thousand police officers and staff have been investigated for posting objectionable social media content, but only a small percentage have left their jobs.
The majority of statistics, include several senior staff, escaped with only disciplinary action.
Nearly three quarters of the allegations were deemed serious enough to require some form of disciplinary action.
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However, freedom of Information figures show only 53 staff left the force as a result.
Since 2015, at least 999 police officers and staff have been reported by either members of the public or colleagues for misusing social media.
What has PC David Carrick pleaded guilty to?
On January 16, 2022, Carrick admitted to 49 sex offences, including 24 counts of rape.
These offences took place against 12 women, with some being abused multiple times.
His crimes took place in a 17 year period between 2003 and 2020.
Carrick's twisted offending finally came to an end when a brave victim came forward after another police rapist was jailed.
It also emerged the monster came to police attention nine times before his arrest following rape and domestic violence allegations.
The Met have apologised for not taking an earlier opportunity to capture the fiend, who worked for the force's Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command unit.
The prolific rapist was handed 36 life sentences with a minimum term of 30 years and 239 days on February 7, 2023.
Met police commissioner Sir Mark Rowley said: “David Carrick’s crimes were unspeakably evil. The detail is harrowing.
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“He subjected these victims and survivors to the most degrading and inhumane treatment and yet they still showed the courage to come forward and to provide the evidence that led to his conviction.
“He exploited his position as a police officer in the most disgusting way. He should not have been a police officer."
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