Results of misconduct hearings

Date Rank Allegation Breach Outcome
18 August 2021

Former PC

Committed criminal damage and gave untruthful accounts of events

Discreditable conduct; Honesty and Integrity

Gross misconduct; would have been dismissed has they still been a serving officer

16 August 2021

PC

Received a conditional caution for public order offence

Discreditable conduct

Gross misconduct; dismissed without notice 

29 June 2021

Officer

Sent messages containing offensive language

Equality & Diversity

Gross misconduct; would have been dismissed had they not already resigned.

8 June 2021

PC

Behaved in inappropriate manner towards female colleague on two occasions

Authority, Respect and Courtesy; Equality and Diversity

Gross misconduct; would have been dismissed had they not resigned.

27 April 2021

PC

Sought to pursue private relationships with a number of women he met when on duty.

Authority, Respect, and Courtesy; Confidentiality and Discreditable Conduct

Gross misconduct; dismissed without notice

22 April 2021

SC

Multiple misuse of police force systems

Confidentiality

Gross misconduct; would have been dismissed if not previously resigned

15 March 2021

PC

Committed an assault off duty

Discreditable Conduct

Not proven; case dismissed

2/3 March 2021

 

Former PC

Allegations were they lied to colleagues/supervisors about having a medical condition, sent a copy of a fabricated County Court Judgement which implicated a serving police officer to a member of the public (retired police officer), sent a fabricated surveillance log to a member of the public (the same retired police officer), composed false messages purporting to be from an officer in the Professional Standards Department to a member of the public, dishonestly told a member of the public (the same retired police officer) they had received offensive/threatening messages from other officers, when they had composed them 

Honesty and Integrity, Discreditable Conduct

Gross misconduct; would have been dismissed if still serving

23 Feb 2021

PC

Allegations were that when on duty, he sent messages via WhatsApp to another person, most of which were sexual in nature and that he dishonestly claimed for work including an hour of overtime which he had not worked.

Duties and Responsibilities, Discreditable Conduct, Honesty and Integrity

Gross misconduct, dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice

3 Feb 2021

SC

Used a derogatory term for members of the Romany Gypsies and Irish Travellers community

Authority, Respect and Courtesy

Gross misconduct; Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice

19 Jan
2021

PC 

Found guilty of committing a sexual touching offence whilst off duty, resulting in a criminal conviction

Discreditable conduct

Gross misconduct; Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice.

18 Dec 2020

Detective Inspector (retired), Detective Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, PC (resigned), PC and T/DC

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All Gross Misconduct

DI - would have been dismissed without notice had you not retired

DS - both dismissed without notice

PC -  would have been dismissed without notice had you not resigned

PC - dismissed without notice

T/DC - Final Written Warning 

 

8/9 Dec
2020

PC

 

It was said that clear allegations of an attempted sexual assault were disclosed to the officer on two occasions by a female member of the public, and the officer failed to take appropriate action. This included failing to record any criminal offence and failing to notify the Force Control Room.

Standard of Professional Standards in respect of Duties and Responsibilities.

Gross Misconduct and imposed a sanction of a Final Written Warning. 

13 Oct 2020

PC

Alleged to have driven under the influence of cocaine whilst off duty

Discreditable Conduct

Would have been dismissed had he not resigned following a criminal conviction through the courts.

21 Sept 2020

Sgt

Alleged to have driven to work while over the drink drive limit and of being unfit for work due to alcohol consumption.

Discreditable Conduct, Orders and Instructions and Fitness for Duty.

Would have been dismissed had you not ceased to serve (retired) and, as a result, are included on the barred list with the College of Policing. 

9/10 July 2020

PC

Alleged to have breached the police Standards of Professional Behaviour by claiming to have visited a victim of crime it is not believed she has and has then subsequently falsified the Record Management System. 

Honesty and Integrity.

Gross misconduct;
Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice had officer not previously resigned

 

 

 

26 June 2019

SC

Attempted to use police identification off duty to influence staff at a premises in Portsmouth, failed to treat members of the public with respect and courtesy by using inappropriate language and being verbally abusive

Authority, Respect and Courtesy, Equality and Diversity and Discreditable Conduct Gross misconduct;
Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice had officer not previously resigned

2 April 2019

PC Assaulted a member of the public while off duty, resulting in a criminal conviction for assault Discreditable Conduct Gross misconduct; Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice.
28 January 2019 PC Accessed police computer and data management systems without a policing purpose Confidentiality and Discreditable Conduct Gross misconduct;
Dismissed from Hampshire Constabulary without notice for the first two allegations. No separate sanction for the third.
8/9 November 2018 PC Accessed police computer systems without a policing purpose Confidentiality Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice
30 July 2018 SC Sent inappropriate photographs to someone known to be a police officer, took photographs of sensitive information and forwarded a photograph to another employee without an operational need, discussed operational police matters with another employee, accessed a police computer system without an operational need, sent inappropriate messages and images to others using a mobile phone and failed to challenge or report the improper conduct of colleagues about the nature of their messages. Integrity, Conduct, Confidentiality, Authority, Respect and Courtesy and Challenging Improper Behaviour. Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.
1 May 2018 PC Made false, misleading and inaccurate written statements in an operational context. Honesty and Integrity and Discreditable Conduct. Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.
15 March 2018 PC Stole cash to the value of £2,106 from an evidence store and stole £50 and 50 Euros from a bag handed to the PC by a member of the public and that the PC, while on duty, sent offensive messages about a colleague to a group of fellow officers. Honesty and Integrity for the first two allegations.Equality and Diversity and Authority, Respect and Courtesy for the third allegation, Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.
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 courtesy; Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct; Dismissed without notice.