A detective has been charged with downloading indecent images of children.
Det Con Jamal Hassan, 36, faces three counts of making an indecent photograph of a child and a further charge of perverting the course of justice.
The officer, who is based at Bedfordshire Police’s Kempston HQ, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.
The case was adjourned to a later date. Det Con Hassan is currently suspended.