Brickbat: Lying Is Worse Than Disobedience

A U.K. police patrol car sits roadside on a residential street. | Thomas Gowanlock |

In England, Northumbria Police has fired Police Constable Philip Aiston after a panel found he failed to notify a couple of the death of their son, as he was told to do, then lied about it for two years. Aiston reported going to deliver the news and finding no one home, but GPS data from his patrol car placed him five miles away from the couple’s residence. The panel found that not notifying the parents didn’t warrant disciplinary action but the multiple lies he told his superiors did.

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