Detective charged with pestering crime victim for sex

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A police officer has been charged with misconduct in public office.

Det Con Michael McMillan from Merseyside Police allegedly made persistent contact with victims of crime for his own sexual purposes, during his time with the Family Crime Investigation Unit.

The 32-year-old is currently suspended from duty.

The allegations have been subject of an investigation by Merseyside Police’s Anti-Corruption Unit and managed by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

The decision to charge was made by the Crown Prosecution Service.

McMillan will appear before Liverpool Magistrates Court on December 3.