After’smoking hashish,’ the highest drug cop within the Met Police faces a gross misconduct listening to.


A POLICE CHIEF who developed his division’s drug technique is going through a gross misconduct listening to over allegations that he smoked marijuana.

Between February 2019 and July 2020, Cdr Julian Bennett of the Metropolitan Police Service in London was accused of utilizing managed substances whereas off responsibility.

He additionally allegedly refused to offer a pattern and gave a “false excuse” for his incapability to take action.

Cdr Bennett, who has served within the police power for 44 years, later said that he solely used marijuana for medical causes.

The officer, who earns £136,000 a 12 months, has been on full pay since July of final 12 months whereas the Met’s Directorate of Skilled Requirements investigates the allegations.

Subsequent February, he’ll face three counts of dishonesty.


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