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Metropolitan Police: Two officers sacked over 'discriminatory' messages including racist joke about Meghan

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PC Sukhdev Jeer and PC Paul Hefford were dismissed from the Met Police. They posted offensive messages in a closed WhatsApp group in 2018. Tribunal heard the posts were "discriminatory and serious in nature" It means the men cannot be employed by other police bodies across the UK.
3 months ago

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Metropolitan Police: Two officers sacked over 'discriminatory' messages including racist joke about Meghan

The men, whose actions were labelled "completely unacceptable" by the Met, now cannot be employed by other police bodies across the UK.

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