Stephen Lawrence: former police officer avoids charges over alleged spying

Stephen Lawrence: former police officer avoids charges over alleged spying

The Guardian: World News

Inquiry finds former head of Met police counter-terrorism command would have had case to answer if he had not retired

A former senior police officer has avoided disciplinary charges over an alleged plot to spy on the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence.

Former commander Richard Walton retired in January from his post as the head of the Metropolitan police’s counter-terrorism command.

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