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Misconduct Disclosure April 2019 to March 2020

 

                     

 

Misconduct outcomes from April 2019 to March 2020
MonthOfficer   rank / staffCode breached and brief detailsGross   Misconduct / MisconductOutcome

April

Sgt

Discreditable Conduct

The   Police Sergeant was seen driving erratically subsequently stopped, charged   and convicted of driving with excess alcohol. In addition, it was considered   that the officer tried to frustrate the procedures to provide relevant   samples.

Gross Misconduct

Dismissal without notice

April

Constable

Discreditable Conduct/ Authority,   Respect and Courtesy

A   police officer, whilst off duty and heavily intoxicated was subject of a   dispersal order having been ejected from a night club. The officer was also   disrespectful to attending officers.

Gross Misconduct

Written Warning

June

Special Constable

Duties and Responsibilities/ Orders   and Instructions

During   a Section 18 search on a vehicle belonging to a Special Constable, PAVA   incapacitant spray was found within the vehicle.  This was in breach of the procedure in   relation to the storing and recording of PAVA.

Gross Misconduct

Final Written Warning

June

Special Constable

Discreditable   Conduct

A Special Constable (and Police staff   member) received a caution for computer misuse where they have used computer   systems  to monitor the ANPR hits on   their partner's vehicle.

Gross Misconduct

Dismissal without notice

Aug

PCSO

Honesty and Integrity/ Discreditable   Conduct

A   PCSO has failed to tell the truth when asked if he was using his mobile phone   whilst driving a marked police vehicle despite being witnessed by three   people.

Gross Misconduct

H&I – Not proven

DC – Written Warning

Sept

Det Sgt

Honesty and Integrity

 A Detective Sergeant has stolen money from   MCU which had been seized during a criminal investigation

Gross Misconduct

Dismissal without notice

Sept

Staff

Discreditable Conduct/ Equality and   Diversity/ Authority, Respect and Courtesy

It   is alleged that the civilian employee made comments that contained a threat   of physical violence to a colleague. The civilian employee also used offensive and insulting terminology   when referring to both colleagues and members of the public.

Gross Misconduct

Dismissal with notice

Sept

Constable

Duties and Responsibilities/   Confidentiality/ Honesty and Integrity

A   Police Officer has accessed force systems for a non-policing purpose and   failed to comply with the reportable association procedure. It was alleged   that they also failed to disclose a business interest in accordance with   procedures.

Gross Misconduct

Dismissal without notice

Oct

Constable

Discreditable Conduct/ Authority, Respect and Courtesy

It   is alleged that a Police Officer has sent inappropriate text messages to   vulnerable female colleagues whilst off duty, making them feel harassed and   subject to unwanted attention from the officer.

Gross Misconduct

Resigned whilst under investigation – would have been dismissed

Oct

Staff

Duties and Responsibilities

Use   of force systems for non-policing purposes.

Staff Proceedings

Final Written Warning

Nov

Constable

Confidentiality

The   officer legitimately viewed a record held on police systems but then   inappropriately  disclosed to two

colleagues   information contained within that record which related to another police   employee.

Misconduct

Written Warning

Nov

Staff

Confidentiality

The   subject facilitated entry to a discreet premises for an individual known to   them and then proceeded to take the individual into a covert meeting. The individual   has no association to the Police and should not have been on the premises.

Staff Proceedings

Verbal Warning

Dec

Constable

Honesty and Integrity/ Use of Force

It   is alleged that the force used by the officer was not reasonable and there   was no need to use physical force and the officer completely overreacted with   regards to taking member of public down to the floor and handcuffing him.

Gross Misconduct

No Action

Jan

Sgt

Discreditable Conduct/ Authority,   Respect and Courtesy

Whilst   off duty and intoxicated the officer was uncivil to an attending officer who   was dealing with the inappropriate behaviour of the officer,

Misconduct

Final Written Warning

Jan

Staff

Honesty and Integrity

Subject   was stopped by police for using a mobile phone whilst driving. He challenged   the professionalism of the  dealing,   despite evidence to the contrary.

Staff Proceedings

Written Warning

 

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