Yet another serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with rape, just days after Wayne Couzens was imprisoned for his whole life for the rape and murder of Sarah Everard.
48-year-old David Carrick has been charged in connection with an offence committed in Hertfordshire. Carrick was serving on the Diplomatic and Parliamentary Protection Command.
Politicians – including Keir Starmer – rushed to defend Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick after Couzen’s sentencing, despite widespread outrage at the lack of assurance of measures taken to prevent a recurrence.
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