A Welwyn Garden City officer has been found for gross misconduct after a video containing bestiality images was shared on a private WhatsApp group.

In March 2019, PS Steve Evans sent a video to a private WhatsApp group containing members of Hertfordshire Constabulary.

The video in question started as a normal video, but after a few seconds changed to content that contained bestiality images.

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PS Evans who worked at the police headquarters in Welwyn Garden City was found for Gross Misconduct during an Accelerated Hearing on Tuesday, February 7.

He has been issued a final written warning by Chief Constable Charlie Hall.

PS Evans found for Gross Misconduct for the following standards of Professional Behaviour:

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Discreditable Conduct
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Orders and Instructions