Jamaica: Four Cops Charged By Inspectorate In Relation To Separate Incidents

Investigators assigned to the police’s Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau have arrested and charged four policemen for multiple offences in relation to separate incidents following rulings handed down by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

They are Corporal Howard Richards, Corporal Andrew Tinker, Constable Headley Gray, and Constable Orlando Webster.

The police explain that Richards, who is attached to the St Elizabeth Division, was charged with assault Occasioning bodily harm following a July 2012 incident.

They report that Richards was on an operation when it is alleged that he assaulted an individual while making an arrest.

A report was filed and an investigation launched.

Richards was arrested and charged on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.


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