Met police commander is fired amid bullying and false bills allegations

  • Chief Superintendent Paul Martin was sacked for gross misconduct
  • He has confronted allegations of bullying and submitting bogus bills to the pressure 

A Met police commander who bullied employees and made bogus bills claims has been sacked for gross misconduct.

Chief Superintendent Paul Martin was accused of presiding over a ‘boys membership’.

He was stated to have claimed greater than £5,500 in bills utilizing the company bank card of a junior officer, which was blown on booze and flight upgrades on a week-long policing journey to Florida.

Mr Martin additionally allegedly belittled feminine officers, calling one pregnant colleague a ‘f***ing nutter’.

Chief Superintendent Paul Martin, pictured, was accused of presiding over a ‘boys club’

Chief Superintendent Paul Martin, pictured, was accused of presiding over a ‘boys membership’

A police misconduct listening to was instructed Mr Martin, a borough commander in west London, appreciated to ‘bellow’ at one other feminine colleague, saying she ought to make his tea and porridge.

Two different officers had been discovered to have dedicated misconduct yesterday.

Scotland Yard stated: ‘The behaviour demonstrated by these officers has no place within the Met.’ 

‘It’s proper they’ve been topic to an in depth and thorough investigation by the Directorate of Skilled Requirements, leading to a misconduct listening to and the following sanctions.

‘Three of the officers had been of a management rank and may have been setting a powerful instance for the requirements we maintain within the Met.

‘As a substitute they abused their trusted positions; specifically in the way in which they spoke to and handled extra junior members of employees was appalling.

‘This behaviour is not going to be tolerated by anybody within the Met and we’ll proceed to research and maintain to account those that act on this method.’