Priti Patel promises ‘thorough review’ of police vetting

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Priti Patel has promised to conduct a “thorough review” of police vetting in light of recent accusations against Metropolitan Police officers and the sentencing of Wayne Couzens.

Speaking at Thames Valley Police Training Centre in Reading, the home secretary added that hiring more women is “important” for the future of police culture.

Couzens abducted, raped and murdered Sarah Everard while serving as an officer in the Met, and was sentenced to life in prison this year.

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