London police officer charged with rape


CNN—The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has authorized local police to charge a London Metropolitan Police officer with one count of rape, amid ongoing public outcry over women's safety in the country.

Metropolitan police officer charged with rape. PC David Carrick to appear in court on Monday over incident in Hertfordshire September A serving Metropolitan police officer has been charged with rape, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. PC David Carrick, 46, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, will appear via video link at Hatfield magistrates court on Monday. Scotland Yard said Carrick, who is based within the Met’s parliamentary and diplomatic protection command, was charged with rape by Hertfordshire constabulary on Sunday. Continue reading