Two British police officers have been charged with possessing indecent images of children, Scotland Yard said tonight.
Detective Constable Graham Ferguson, 40, from the Metropolitan Police Service, is accused of two counts of possessing indecent images of children.
Police Constable Gerard Collins, 26, an officer with the British Transport Police, is charged with three counts of the same offence.
Dc Ferguson is accused of possessing more than 80 indecent images of children on or before January 30 this year.
Pc Collins is accused of possessing a total of almost 30 indecent images up to and including the same date.
Both men are on bail and will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.