London Metropolitan (Met) Police Officer, David CarrickHe has confessed to the crime 49 sexual assaultsamong them 24 ViolationsAgainst a dozen women over 18 years.
In a statement released on Monday, the Met, or Scotland Yard, issued the condemnation “Heinous Crimes” man made, 48 yearsHe appeared in court today at a London court.
Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Barbara Gray acknowledged in the memo that police should have found out “Wrongful Conduct” The 48-year-old used his position over the officer’s body to terrorize the victims.
Gray added “He missed opportunities to remove him from the system.”
“We truly felt that his ability to continue working as a police officer may have perpetuated the suffering of his victims,” he said.
Carrick, who served as an armed officer in the police’s Parliamentary and Embassy Security Command in Westminster, appeared at the trial at Southwark Magistrates’ Court in London.
The man was suspended from his duties when he was arrested in October 2021.
When he appeared today, former agent He pleaded guilty to four counts of rape, false imprisonment and indecent assault2003 in relation to a 40-year-old woman.
The Last December (Though it’s only now revealed), Carrick, who served in the Army before joining Met in 2001, He confessed to 43 offenses related to 11 womenAnother court hearing at the Old Bailey Criminal Court was held between March 2004 and July 2020.
Those crimes They include 20 counts of rape, nine counts of sexual assault, five counts of penetrative assault, three counts of coercive and controlling behavior, two counts of unlawful imprisonment, two counts of attempted rape, attempted penetrative sexual assault and one count of inducing a person to engage. Sexual activity without consent.
As revealed during the legal proceedings, Carrick He met some victims through dating websites like Tinder and BadooOr where at social events He used the fact that he was a policeman to gain women’s trustAnd he committed most of his crimes in the county of Hertfordshire where he lived.
London Mayor Syed Khan said today that Carrick’s crimes had “absolutely sickened and horrified” him.
“There are serious questions to be answered about how he could have abused his position as an agent in this horrific way,” the Labor politician said.
An official spokesman for the British government said today: “There is no doubt that some of these high-profile cases have shaken public confidence.”
(with information from EFE)