A THAMES Valley Police officer accused of forming sexual relationships with women has today appeared in court.

PC Oliver Perry-Smith, 38, is charged with three misconduct charges and two counts of computer misuse.

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The 38-year-old faces three misconduct charges and two counts of computer misuse, following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

He is accused of abusing public trust through acts including having a sexual relationship with a woman who he met through his job between October 2015 and December 2016.

The court heard the woman had been accused of harassment and Perry-Smith had been dealing with her case.

He is also charged with obtaining personal information about a woman he met in a shop in Newbury while on duty, visiting her home for non-police reasons and making “inappropriate remarks” to her in February 2019.

The constable is also accused of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual relationships with female members of the public while on duty and wearing uniform over more than five years from September 2014.

Perry-Smith of Denman Road, Newbury is charged with three offences of misconduct in a public office involving inappropriate relationships he formed with multiple women during the course of his duties.

He has also been charged with two counts of computer misuse.

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The court heard in February 2019, Perry-Smith visited a home address where he made inappropriate remarks to a woman.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigated Perry-Smith following a referral by Thames Valley Police.

The police officer spoke only to confirm his address and his age.

He was wearing a navy three piece suit and a face covering, which he took off to speak.

District Judge Sam Goozee sent the case to Reading Crown Court on February 15.