Notice for Accelerated Case Hearing being held in public on Wednesday 16 February 2022 from 8am.
Special Constable Benson Wilhelm.
It is alleged that Special Constable Benson Wilhelm has breached the standards of professional behaviour in relation to Discreditable Conduct.
It is alleged that:
On 14 June 2020, whilst off duty, Special Constable Benson Wilhelm was seen damaging several cars in Chiltern Grove area of Southwark by scratching the paintwork. Special Constable Wilhelm was seen and challenged by the occupant of one of the cars and fled the scene. Special Constable Wilhelm was chased by the occupant of one vehicle and one other person, at which time Special Constable Wilhelm identified himself as a Police Officer. A police vehicle was flagged down by the members of the public and Special Constable Wilhelm was arrested
On 30 June 2021 Special Constable Wilhelm received a criminal conviction for two counts of criminal damage. Special Constable Wilhelm also received a fine of £350 and to pay compensation of £696 for the first vehicle, and a fine of £350 and to pay compensation of £500 for the second vehicle. It is alleged that these matters amount to Gross Misconduct in that it is so serious that dismissal would be justified.
The hearing will start from 8am on Wednesday 16 February 2022 and is listed for one day.