Police officer misconduct

Police Officer who sent child abuse image to convicted sex offender guilty of gross misconduct

A police constable who sent Facebook messages including an indecent image of a child to a convicted sex offender has been found guilty of gross misconduct. West Midlands Police granted anonymity to the constable during a nine-minute misconduct hearing on Tuesday, to protect innocent people associated with him. Finding that the actions of the constable amounted […]

Police Inspector sacked for inappropriate relationships

A police inspector has been sacked after a panel found him guilty of gross misconduct for having sex with vulnerable women, including a victim of hate crime and an offender who had been issued with a caution. Anthony Lumb – an officer with 27 years’ experience with Sussex police – was dismissed from the force […]

Police Inspector ‘Formed inappropriate relationships’ with vulnerable women

A police inspector is facing allegations that he formed “inappropriate relationships” with five vulnerable women. Sussex Police Inspector Anthony Lumb is accused of acting inappropriately on several occasions when he engaged in sexual activity while on duty. The conduct is alleged to have taken place between 2002 and 2016, according to the force website. Mr […]

Student Left In Excruciating Pain After Police Baton Incident, Hearing Told

A student was left in “excruciating pain” after he was hit on the head with a police baton during a protest, a hearing was told. Alfie Meadows, 29, said he saw an officer “thrashing around” with the weapon before he was struck exactly nine years ago, when he suffered a head injury requiring emergency surgery. […]

A police sergeant has kept his job despite him being found guilty of gross misconduct after sensitive information about sex offenders ended up in a skip.

A police sergeant has kept his job despite him being found guilty of gross misconduct after sensitive information about sex offenders ended up in a skip. Martin Skirving-Chehab, a Cleveland Police officer for 15 years whose work has been officially commended twice, will receive a final written warning for breaching professional standards when he took two Lidl […]

A police officer accused of causing a student’s head injury by striking him with a baton as he protested against the tripling of tuition fees is to face a misconduct hearing.

A police officer accused of causing a student’s head injury by striking him with a baton as he protested against the tripling of tuition fees is to face a misconduct hearing. DC Mark Alston allegedly used excessive force while wielding his weapon in a “violent, uncontrolled and dangerous manner” at a group of demonstrators, according to City […]

Confidential police papers on paedophiles and their victims thrown in a skip

Confidential papers relating to paedophiles and their victims ended up in a skip after a police sergeant’s mother-in-law threw them out by accident, a disciplinary hearing was told. Martin Skirving-Chehab, from Cleveland Police, is accused of breaching professional standards when he took two carrier bags of material home from a police unit for managing sex offenders in Middlesbrough. The papers […]