PC PCCs

Why aren’t Tory Police and Crime Commissioners reining in hate hoaxes?

Sarah Phillimore, a barrister, is part of the WeAreFairCop group, formed to support ex-police officer, Harry Miller, when he was visited by local police and told to ‘check his thinking’. He was also threatened with the possibility of criminal proceedings. Miller had tweeted about the Government consultation on the Gender Recognition Act. Although Miller had committed no crime, his tweets were recorded, kept on the police record, and made liable for disclosure via a criminal records (DBS) check. When Miller asked for the record of his non-crime to be deleted, Humberside Police refused.

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