David Carrick: Rapist cop ‘charmed victims before humiliating them’
Serial rapist David Carrick “relyed on his charms to entice and mislead his victims” before subjecting them to “brutal” sexual assaults.
Carrick, 48, “humiliated his victims in various ways,” prosecutor Tom Little KC told Southwark Crown Court as he opened the disgraced officer’s two-day hearing.
He told the packed courtroom: “If the offense needed to be accurately and fairly summarized, it was systematic, it was a catalog of violent and brutal sex offenses committed against multiple victims, whether he was in a controlling or coercive relationship with them.” stood or not. Or even if it was just a one-time opportunity.
“The reality was that it didn’t matter who the victim was … the reality was if given the opportunity he would rape, sexually abuse or assault her and humiliate her.
“Some of his victims were either significantly older or younger than him – they were all vulnerable in their own way.”
Carrick’s insults grew in frequency, with “an increasing degree of humiliation being inflicted.”
Two of the women were kept in a small cupboard under the stairs of Carrick’s home – one in 10 – while some were urinated on or attacked with a belt, the court was told.
The court heard he had completed a number of police officer training courses, including one on domestic violence in 2005.
Carrick, who served in the Army before joining the Met, previously pleaded guilty to 49 charges related to a dozen women.
Some are multiple incidents, meaning they relate to at least 85 different offences, including at least 71 sex offenses and 48 rapes.
His “really disgusting” crimes forced the Metropolitan Police to apologize and admit that Carrick – nicknamed “Bastard Dave” – should have been rooted out sooner after it was revealed he was charged with nine incidents – including allegations of rape, domestic Violence and harassment – had been noticed by the police. between 2000 and 2021, with all but one incident involving his behavior towards women.
Carrick has not faced any criminal sanctions or misconduct findings, and police chiefs across England and Wales have since been asked to check all officers against national police databases by the end of March.
The case prompted Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to pledge police reforms after it was revealed police were notified of nine incidents – including allegations of rape, domestic violence and harassment – between 2000 and 2021.
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