Misconduct hearings

Details of forthcoming and previous hearings.

We demand the highest standards of professionalism, honesty and integrity from our officers and staff.  Where those standards are not met, consideration may be given to starting misconducting proceedings.  We are committed to transparency and accountability, therefore we will publish the outcomes of misconduct hearings.

Hearings are almost always held wholly or partly in public.  This page will be updated with forthcoming hearings along with details on how to apply to attend, although certain conditions and exclusions may apply.

Forthcoming hearings

Details of forthcoming hearings will be posted here.

Results of misconduct hearings

PC 21915 James Street

At a Gross Misconduct Hearing which concluded on Thursday 15 March 2018, Police Constable 21915 James Street was found to have committed gross misconduct and was dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice. 

During the course of the Hearing, the Panel, chaired by Caroline Carberry QC, considered evidence which had been presented in relation to three misconduct charges, namely that PC Street stole cash to the value of £2,106 from the temporary evidence store at Southampton Central Police Station, that PC Street stole £50 and 50 Euros from a bag handed to him by a member of the public and that PC Street, while on duty, sent offensive messages about a colleague to a group of fellow officers.

Having taken into account all the evidence which was presented, the Panel found the first two allegations to have been proven as Gross Misconduct with PC Street’s conduct representing breaches in the Standards of Professional Behaviour for Police Officers in the strands of Honesty and Integrity.

PC Street admitted the third allegation and the Panel concluded it amounted to misconduct, which is a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of Equality and Diversity and Authority, Respect and Courtesy. There was no separate sanction outcome in respect of this finding.


Date Rank Allegation Breach Outcome
14 September 2016 PC The details of the allegation were held in private to protect the anonymity of the victim. Discreditable conduct; Authority, respect and courtesy Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice
21 July 2016 PC Engaged in sexual activity with a member of the public whilst on duty, committed an indecent act on police premises whilst in police uniform and racially abused an individual during a Skype conversation. Discreditable conduct; Equality and diversity Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.
7 July 2016 PC Gained secondary employment without having the relevant authorisation, worked at the business whilst claiming sick pay from Hampshire Constabulary, failed to abide by a lawful order and was dishonest in an application to gain secondary employment. Honest and integrity; Orders and instructions Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.
13 April 2016 Sergeant Habitual use of inappropriate language and repeatedly exhibiting inappropriate sexualised behaviour towards a female member of staff under their supervision. Authority, respect and courtsey; Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.

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