A detective based within the Central North Command Unit has been dismissed without notice from the Metropolitan Police Service after being sentenced for stalking.
Detective Constable Jose Lagares appeared before a special case hearing to answer allegations of discreditable conduct.
The chair of the hearing considered all the evidence and found the allegations proven.
Read more from Metropolitan Police. The detective had previously been sentenced for stalking, although the public report does not indicate who he was stalking or why. It merely says he was off-duty at the time and had been sentenced to a 12 month community order, 120 hours of unpaid work, and was charged £85.