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Detective sacked after being jailed for bribery

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Cardiff Crown Court: Where DC Mark Hopkins was jailed last month

Cardiff Crown Court: Where DC Mark Hopkins was jailed last month

Date - 16th August 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An officer jailed for taking a bribe to get an assault case dropped has been thrown out of the service. Detective Constable Mark Hopkins, who was in charge of an investigation into a baseball bat attack on teenager Richard Diaper in 2008,...
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