Three West Midlands Police officers abused their position of authority by sexually exploiting underage children in the last two years.
The predators in uniform were sacked or resigned after being convicted at court for targeting a 15-year-old and two 14-year-olds.
Meanwhile, other officers from the force have been dismissed or disciplined for a range of offences or conduct relating to sexual exploitation of members of the public.
The shocking details were revealed after a Freedom of Information request by the Mail to the force.
Disguised with colourful wigs and white face paint, the Echo today reveals how crooks dressed as clowns carried out bogus charity collections, vandalised property and even armed robbery.
Police on Merseyside dealt with 14 incidents involving people posing as clowns in the past two years – and most were no laughing matter.
One of the red-nosed crimes was caught on camera, when a robber dressed as a clown walked into a Walton shop in July to demand cash.
sleeping girl was groped on a Cambridge school bus and is among victims of sex attacks and violent abuse while travelling on public transport.
Hair pulling, throat grabbing, torrents of verbal abuse, racist onslaughts using the ‘n-word’ and sex attacks have been reported to Cambridgeshire police after the incidents happened on buses in the county, new data has revealed.
There has been a total of just 21 such incidents reported to the force since 2012 but documents obtained by the News detailing what happened make for disturbing reading. And police have issued advice on what to do in a dangerous situation on a bus.
A 45-YEAR-OLD man went to A&E at the Royal Liverpool Hospital more than 150 times last year.
The patient racked up a total of 164 casualty attendances between January and December 4, according to records obtained through Freedom of Information requests.
This means he was attending A&E once every two days on average.
A second patient – an 84-year-old woman – visited A&E at the hospital 140 times over the same period, while a third patient – a 55-year-old man – clocked up 102 visits.