Wayne Couzens

Grooming Gangs Whistleblower Slams Toxic Cop Culture After Sarah Everard Murdered by London Officer

The former detective who blew the whistle on the grooming gang scandal in Rochdale has condemned the toxic cop culture that led to the murder of Sarah Everard by a serving Scotland Yard officer, warning that even if Metropolitan police commissioner Cressida Dick resigns, she would only be replaced by another high-ranking officer who had graduated through the same, self-serving ranks.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Feminist group Sisters Uncut protest outside the central criminal court as the sentencing hearing for Wayne Couzens takes place at Old Bailey on September 29, 2021 in London, England. Wayne Couzens, 48, is facing his sentencing hearing for the rape and murder of Sarah Everard, …

Paris Rapist and Serial Killer from 1980s and 1990s Identified as Former Police Officer

A French prosecutor confirmed that DNA evidence has linked a retired policeman to a series of rapes and murders in Paris from 1986 to 1994. The suspect François Vérove, 59, was found dead in a rented apartment in the south of France after taking his own life, with a suicide note apparently claiming to admit to the crimes. Like in the case of the recently-convicted London Metropolitan officer Wayne Couzens, Vérove is believed to have abused his position as a police officer to attack women and girls.

(FILES) In this photograph taken on May 14, 2013, a policeman patrols on Trocadero Square in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images)