Met constable, 27, is jailed for assaulting female police officer

Met constable, 27, is jailed for assaulting female police officer

Met constable, 27, is jailed for more than two years for assaulting female police officer while they were in a relationship and threatening violence if she dumped him

  • PC Jamie Rayner pleaded guilty to assaulting Bonnie Hudson during relationship
  • Officer, 27, also pleaded guilty to engaging in controlling/coercive behaviour
  • He was sentenced to two years and three months at Croydon Crown Court

Jamie Rayner (pictured in a mug shot) is said to have threatened Bonnie Hudson with violence if she broke up with him to keep her in their ten month relationship

A Metropolitan Police constable has been jailed for more than two years for assaulting a female officer while they were in a relationship.

Jamie Rayner is said to have threatened Bonnie Hudson with violence if she broke up with him to keep her in their ten month relationship, leaving her fearful of him.

He was also accused of assaulting Ms Hudson, causing her actual bodily harm, during their relationship.

The 27-year-old appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on September 8 where he pleaded guilty to both charges of causing actual bodily harm and engaging in controlling/coercive behaviour.

He was released on bail, before being sentenced to two years and three months in jail on Thursday (November 4) at Croydon Crown Court. 

It is said that PC Rayner, a member of the South Area Command Unit, was controlling over Ms Hudson between July 10, 2020 and March 24 this year.

He was also accused of carrying out an assault between September 19, 2020 and March 20, 2021, according to the Evening Standard.

Rayner has also been suspended from duty and is facing misconduct proceedings.

‘PC Rayner’s actions are totally unacceptable and fall far short of the standards we expect in our organisation.’ Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer, in charge of policing for Bromley, Croydon and Sutton, said in a Met police statement.

Moreover, this shocking behaviour undermines the public’s confidence and trust.

‘No one should be in any doubt that my officers and I are completely committed to investigating cases of controlling and coercive behaviour and, as in this case, will provide specialist support to those who come forward and report this type of crime.

PC Rayner was sentenced to two years and three months in jail on Thursday (November 4) at Croydon Crown Court (pictured, file photo)

‘I have no doubt that it might be difficult or frightening to come forward but I want anyone who has experienced this to know that we will take your report seriously, and do everything in our power to help,’ Chief Superintendent Stringer said.

‘All of us in the Met know we need to continue to build public confidence in this area, and we will deal with issues which involve police officers in a robust and transparent way through criminal and misconduct routes.’

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