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London Police officer charged with possession of indecent images

According to media reports, PC Darren Hourigan, a London Metropolitan Police officer will appear today at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court. He was charged in September 2022 with possession of indecent images of children.

PC Hourigan was initially arrested in March 2020 in relation to the allegations. He was later released pending investigation, but was suspended from his police duties before being charged.

The full details of the charging decision are not currently public and it is not publically known how DC Hourigan came into possession of the indecent images of children.

If you, or someone you know, were a victim of image-based sexual abuse please contact Bolt Burdon Kemp for free legal advice.  We are specialist abuse solicitors are experienced in securing compensation for those who have experienced online and image-based sexual abuse.

We successfully represented the first person to have been awarded compensation in England and Wales for their claim relating to sexting, the principles of which apply to image-based sexual abuse.

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