A Metropolitan Police officer will appear virtually at Hatfield Remand Court tomorrow (Monday, 4 October) police have announced.
A police officer has been charged a with rape in Herefordshire.
PC David Carrick, 46, who is based within the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command, was charged by Hertfordshire Constabulary on 3 October with rape.
The officer was off-duty in Hertfordshire at the time.
He was arrested on 2 October by Hertfordshire Constabulary and suspended the same day by the Metropolitan Police.
Police are awaiting the outcome of criminal proceedings. A referral has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
Commissioner Cressida Dick said: “I am deeply concerned to hear the news today that an officer from the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command has been arrested and now charged with this serious offence. I fully recognise the public will be very concerned too.”
“Criminal proceedings must now take their course so I am unable to comment any further at this stage.”
Source: Met Police