A police custody sergeant who sent a meme depicting the arrest of George Floyd has kept his job.
Sergeant Geraint Jones, 47, Foto Porno admitted gross misconduct but has been given a final written warning by a police disciplinary panel.
The Devon and Indo Bokep Cornwall Police officer was found to have breached professional standards of authority, respect and Porn Video courtesy and discreditable conduct.
But yesterday, Foto Porno Jones had his 23-year career saved when the panel’s chair handed him a final written warning.
Sergeant Geraint Jones, Foto Telanjang 47, of Devon and Cornwall Police, Video Porno admitted gross misconduct for Bokep sending the message but was only given a final written warning by a disciplinary panel
Sgt Jones, of Torquay, had sent the altered image of a naked adult Porn Video actor in the place of a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd.
Mr Floyd was murdered by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin during an arrest in May last year.
Jones sent the doctored image of Porn Sex star Wardy Joubert III to a WhatsApp group that included six other police officers and two civilian staff.
He was charged with sending a grossly offensive image but was cleared after a trial at Plymouth magistrates court.
Giving evidence in court, Jones said memes were designed to be ‘humorous’.
George Floyd, 46, pictured, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota while being arrested by a police officer who knelt on his neck for Video Porno almost nine minutes
He described how the image of Mr Joubert had featured in many other memes, Video Bokep including scenes showing former US president Donald Trump and Foto Porno the late Captain Sir Tom Moore.
‘I knew that meme was going viral at the time and they had seen it in various shapes and forms,’ Jones told the court.
‘I saw the comedy of it because I found the character amusing and where he turns up.
‘Maybe I was after a cheap laugh or Foto Telanjang trying to raise a smile.
I didn’t think about it deeply and I didn’t look at the image in detail.’
He deleted the 30 May 2020 post and Porn Sex apologised to his colleagues.
Jones, a custody sergeant, Video Porno sent the meme which featured Mr Floyd’s arrest in Minneapolis in the US on May 25, 2020, with an image of American man Wardy Joubert III naked superimposed on it
The Independent Office for Police Conduct who investigated the case said yesterday that Jones’s final written warning will remain in place for five years.
‘It is encouraging that the matter was swiftly reported by a work colleague who rightly called out the behaviour.’
She said it is a reminder that any serving police officer sharing offensive material is unacceptable and that they will be held accountable.
‘In this instance, the behaviour of Sgt Jones fell below those expected standards – something that was acknowledged by both the officer and the panel.
‘The panel, led by the independent legally qualified chair, Foto Porno has concluded, based on the information presented to them, the most appropriate outcome was a final written warning.
‘All processes are now complete and the officer will be supported to a return to the workplace in due course.’