Dorset Police Officer Dismissed After Assault Charge
7:12am 5th June 2014
A Dorset Police Constable who was found guilty of common assault has been dismissed by the force.
Pete Lawrence was given 200 hours of community service after being found guilty of the offence at Gloucester Crown Court in February.
He was also ordered to pay £1,000 in costs and £1,000 in compensation to the victim.
Dorset Police say following an internal disciplinary procedure, Lawrence has been removed from his job.