U.K.: “Policeman who smashed up pensioner’s car receives £400,000 compensation”

by Walter Olson on February 9, 2014

“A police officer branded a ‘laughing stock’ for using a truncheon to smash a pensioner’s car window was awarded more than £400,000 compensation from his former force on Wednesday.” Mike Baillon, 42, says colleagues at Gwent Police teased and hazed him after a YouTube video went viral showing him battering a 74-year-old driver’s Range Rover, amounting to “constructive dismissal.” [Telegraph]

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1 Boblipton 02.10.14 at 12:29 pm

This seems like too much. Surely there are people willing to commit vandalism for under a hundred thousand pounds per event.

Bob

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