Police Officer pleads guilty to driving offence

A South Yorkshire Police officer has pleaded guilty at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court this morning (Thursday, 6 February) to driving while over the prescribed limit.

PC Adam Walker, a serving traffic officer, committed the offence on Friday, 27 December 2013, while driving into his place of work in Sheffield.

PC Walker, 33, was given a £475 fine, £85 costs, £47 victim surcharge and was disqualified from driving for 12 months, with the option to reduce the ban to nine months if he participates in a drink-drive rehabilitation programme.

PC Walker is suspended from his role at South Yorkshire Police and a misconduct hearing is imminent.