Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Drink driving traffic officer sacked by South Yorkshire Police

A police officer has been sacked after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

PC Adam Walker, a serving traffic officer with South Yorkshire Police, was stopped in December while driving to work in Sheffield.

Walker, 33, pleaded guilty to the offence at Sheffield Magistrates' Court in February and was banned from driving for 12 months.

He was dismissed at a misconduct hearing chaired by Chief Constable David Crompton.

Walker, who was suspended following the offence, was also fined £475 and ordered to pay £85 towards the costs of the prosecution and a £47 victim surcharge.

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