Copper Lied On CV To Land Promotions

Tuesday, 17th November 2015 at 6:35pm

A Merseyside Police superintendent lied about himself and made misleading statements on his CV to secure transfers and career promotions.

A jury was told that Michael Martin wrongly claimed to have a university degree and said he led a review for implementing new policing strategies, following a high-profile death of a woman in Cornwall.

Police bosses will now bid to recoup the £70,000 over-payment made to Martin after he was promoted to superintendent under false pretences in 2009.

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