July 2023

A former West Yorkshire Police officer has been jailed after being convicted of sexual offences against two child victims.

David Crossley, aged 60, was a PC at Leeds district when the offences were reported to police in 2020. He was convicted yesterday (Wednesday, 5 July) following a trial at Leeds Crown Court of  indecent assault, inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, sexual touching and engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child.

The offences occurred between 1995 and 2014.

Crossley commenced his employment with West Yorkshire Police in 1997. 

He was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.