Policeman who drove into man given final warning

PUBLISHED: 11:23 19 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:23 19 April 2018

The Policeman was given a final warning

The Policeman was given a final warning


A Huntingdon-based police officer who mounted the pavement and drove into a man has been given a final warning at a misconduct hearing.

Bodycam and CCTV footage reveals the moment when PC Rowan Huskisson drives into a suspect before saying “that’s how you deal with that”.

The two day disciplinary hearing in Biggleswade heard how PC Huskisson was on duty at 3.40am on May 28, when he responded to a call from bouncers who had detained a man. The man had broken free however, and was reportedly running along St Andrew’s Street, in Cambridge.

The documents outlining the charge against PC Huskisson stated: “The officer drove his vehicle towards the male who ran across the pavement and appeared to be running towards the road. The officer then began to turn the vehicle towards the pavement and drove straight towards the male mounting the pavement.

“The front of the vehicle collided with the male (towards the nearside) and came to a stop on the pavement. The officer said ‘That’s how you deal with that’.”

The misconduct hearing, heard how PC Huskisson, found to have breached the standards of professional behaviour in respect of authority, respect and courtesy, use of force and discreditable conduct.

The panel found no case to answer in respect of orders and instructions.

PC Huskisson was given a final written warning at the hearing, which was finished yesterday at the offices of Biggleswade Town Council, in Bedfordshire.

More news stories


The mayor of Cambridgeshire’s combined authority has denied pushing for a power grab amid accusations he is behaving like a “tin pot Donald Trump”.

Yesterday, 09:05

Boat owners in Cambridgeshire are being urged to make sure their vessels are properly registered after an increase in the amount of people being fined.

Yesterday, 09:01

A new sensory room for youngsters in the children’s ward at Hinchingbrooke Hospital has been opened.

Friday, May 25, 2018

A local youngster is trying to raise money after being selected for the European Dragon Boat Championship’s.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Hunts Post weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter