In a year and a half nine police officers in Cumbria have resigned from their jobs after facing allegations of misconduct a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

Out of a total 38 allegations of misconduct 9 were deemed not to need action taking.

Cumbria News and Star report:

NINE officers have resigned from Cumbria Police following allegations of misconduct, figures have revealed.

The number of allegations of conduct breaches within the force were revealed through a Freedom of Information request.

The response showed a total of nine officers resigned within the January 2011 to August 2012 period following a range of allegations including those concerning honesty and confidentiality.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.