Former Sussex Police officer charged with misconduct in a public office
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David Rolls, 46, will appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 14 September charged with misconduct in a public office.
Rolls, a former Sussex Police officer, is alleged to have abused his position of trust and responsibility to a woman known to him between 1 January 2016 and 1 March 2018 whilst he was a serving officer on West Sussex division.
Rolls, known as Will, resigned from his position as a Detective Chief Inspector in March this year.
The matter was referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct who directed that a local investigation by the Professional Standards Department should be conducted.
The force will consider misconduct proceedings once the criminal proceedings have concluded.