Operation Tamar was an investigation into allegations that police officers at a metropolitan police station were falsely issuing penalty notices.
An allegation was made that police officers at a metropolitan police station were falsely issuing penalty notices. These were mostly for smoking in the local mall against known offenders, without the notices ever being served on the offender. The allegation was that the practice had been adopted to secure impressive work performance statistics.
We found the allegations were without foundation, and no pattern of misconduct could be established. We notified the Chief Commissioner of Police in January 2014.