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Decorated Anti-Shoptlifting Cop On Trial For Shoplifting

A decorated police officer who helped front an anti-shoplifting campaign went on a stealing spree in Asda before assaulting a security guard as he tried to leave the store, a court has heard. Richard Pendlebury, 42, an officer with Greater Manchester Police, was stopped by staff at the Pilsworth Road store in Bury who searched […]

“Face of the Force” Top Cop Sacked For Fraud

A senior police officer accused of mortgage fraud, once the face of the force, has been sacked. Chief Inspector John Buttress, 48, was dismissed for ‘gross misconduct’ following a week-long disciplinary hearing. He was accused of failing to tell his mortgage provider that he was using part of his north Wales farmhouse for holiday lets. The […]

GMP Top Cop Quits

One of the UK’s top police officers Sir Peter Fahy is to retire as Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP). Sir Peter, originally from London, has been a police officer for more than three decades including serving as the chief constable for both Greater Manchester and Cheshire. He will leave his £193,000-a-year post in […]

Greater Manchester Police Top Cop Served with criminal papers

Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Chief Constable has been served with a criminal and gross misconduct notice, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said. Sir Peter Fahy is being investigated over his role in an allegedly poorly-handled investigation into a suspected sex offender. The IPCC has served the notice following allegations made by a whistleblower serving […]