Met police officer accused of 44 sex offences charged with six more counts of rape


A Metropolitan police officer accused of 44 sex offences has been charged with six more counts of rape. David Carrick now faces a total of 53 charges, including 27 counts of rape. Carrick, 47 worked as an armed officer with the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command and worked on the parliamentary estate. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the latest charges, which cover six counts of rape, one count of false imprisonment, one count of indecent assault, and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, relate to one new complainant and are alleged to have taken place in July 2003.

The CPS said it had authorised Hertfordshire Constabulary to charge Carrick with the nine additional offences in addition to 44 offences he was charged with previously against 12 separate women.

In total Carrick is charged with 53 offences against 13 women between 2003 and 2020.

This includes 27 counts of rape, nine counts of sexual assault, five counts of assault by penetration, three counts of coercive and controlling behaviour, three counts of false imprisonment, two counts of attempted rape, one count of attempted sexual assault by penetration, one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent, one count of indecent assault and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

Carrick is due to make his first court appearance in relation to the new charges on November 30 at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

He is due to face trial over the previous 44 charges on February 6 2023 at Southwark Crown Court.



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