Met Police PC David Carrick denies 44 sexual offences - including 21 rapes - and will face trial

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David Carrick, 47, of Hertfordshire, has denied all the offences, which were allegedly against 12 victims and included rape, coercive and controlling behaviour and sexual assault.

A Metropolitan Police officer will go on trial next year facing 44 charges, including 21 rapes, over a period of 17 years.

David Carrick, 47, of Hertfordshire, has denied all the offences, which were allegedly against 12 victims and included rape, coercive and controlling behaviour and sexual assault.

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He appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, May 27, and remanded in custody.

PC David Carrick, a Metropolitan Police officer, has been accused of a catalogue of sexual offences against women. Credit: Julia Quenzler / SWNSPC David Carrick, a Metropolitan Police officer, has been accused of a catalogue of sexual offences against women. Credit: Julia Quenzler / SWNS
PC David Carrick, a Metropolitan Police officer, has been accused of a catalogue of sexual offences against women. Credit: Julia Quenzler / SWNS | Julia Quenzler / SWNS

A trial is slated to begin at Southwark Crown Court on February 6, 2023.

Carrick was arrested by Hertfordshire Constabulary in October 2021, and  immediately suspended.

Prior to his suspension, he was attached to the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.

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A Met Police spokesperson said: “We recognise the very serious nature of the offences that Carrick is accused of.

“The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) continues to monitor developments closely and misconduct proceedings will continue following the conclusion of the criminal case.

“We will continue to provide whatever support we can to Hertfordshire Constabulary and the Crown Prosecution Service as they prepare for the upcoming trial.”