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An entire neighbourhood policing team has been dismissed after they were discovered playing poker on the job. The group, from Bromley in south-east London, were discovered after an undercover operation by the Metropolitan Police Service's (Mps) Directorate of Professional Standards. Metro reports that the offices were also discovered performing a variety of inappropriate activities while they were supposed to be on duty in the area. The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: "The disciplinary panel heard evidence that officers from the team had played backgammon and poker whilst on duty, watched TV in the office, frequently failed to go out on patrol, had not worked full tours of duty and also claimed overtime that had not been worked. "In (more) »

- By Paul Martinovic

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