Aitken v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis EAT/0226/09
Reports relating to this case:
Disability discrimination: Police force did not discriminate against officer who appeared to present danger to colleagues and public
- 15 December 2010
In Aitken v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis EAT/0226/09, the EAT held that, in assessing whether or not a police officer who had displayed violent tendencies had been discriminated against, the employment tribunal was entitled to have regard to the need for a police officer not to appear to present a danger to colleagues or the public.
- 29 June 2010
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a police force did not discriminate against a police officer who displayed violent tendencies at a Christmas party that led his colleagues to fear for their safety.