Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick has admitted to multiple counts of rape and sexual assaults on a dozen women over almost two decades. Photo: Hertfordshire Police via AP
Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick has admitted to multiple counts of rape and sexual assaults on a dozen women over almost two decades. Photo: Hertfordshire Police via AP

London police under fire after officer admits to 24 counts of rape

  • David Carrick committed a string of sexual assaults over nearly 2 decades, abusing his position to gain his victims’ trust
  • The case raises questions about vetting procedures at the UK’s largest police force, and why it took so long to have Carrick removed

Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick has admitted to multiple counts of rape and sexual assaults on a dozen women over almost two decades. Photo: Hertfordshire Police via AP
Metropolitan Police officer David Carrick has admitted to multiple counts of rape and sexual assaults on a dozen women over almost two decades. Photo: Hertfordshire Police via AP
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