Former Sussex Police officer charged with assault

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A former Sussex Police officer has been charged with assault.

Police said Adam Burke, 29, will appear before Guildford Magistrates’ Court on July 9 charged with assault in connection with use of force on a member of the public at an incident in Brighton in December 2023 while he was on duty as a Sussex Police officer.

Sussex Police said Burke resigned from his position as a Police Constable in December 2023.

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The matter was investigated by the force Professional Standards department who will also consider misconduct proceedings once the criminal proceedings have concluded, police added.

A former Sussex Police officer has been charged with assault. Picture contributedA former Sussex Police officer has been charged with assault. Picture contributed
A former Sussex Police officer has been charged with assault. Picture contributed

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