Waltham Forest cop to face misconduct hearing for alleged racist comments

PC Luke Hunt could be dismissed for ‘gross misconduct’ if the allegations are proven

A Waltham Forest police officer is facing a misconduct hearing for allegedly making racist comments towards a fellow colleague.

According to a public notice posted by the Metropolitan Police, PC Luke Hunt made the comments when he was off-duty after a social event on 27th January 2022.

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PC Luke Hunt is based within the North East Command Unit which covers the boroughs of Waltham Forest and Newham.

A public hearing into the allegations will start on Monday 6th November and last two days. The allegations, if proven, constitute gross misconduct and could result in PC Hunt’s dismissal.

The Metropolitan Police was contacted for comment.

You can register to attend the public hearing here

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