Officer Misconduct Hearings are held in public for openness and transparency.
At a hearing the facts are heard by a panel, often with help of witnesses, so a finding can be made.
If an officer is found to have committed gross misconduct, depending on the circumstances, the available outcomes are:
For more information on police misconduct visit the Home Office website.
- Dismissal without notice
- Final written warning
- Extension added to a final written warning
- Written warning
- Management advice
- No further action
Details of upcoming hearings will be published here when available.
To register your interest to attend a hearing, when one is listed above, please email [email protected] or call 01622 652320.
outcomes of recent hearings
||Name of officer
|28 June 2017
||PC 13613 Ball
||The case arose from allegations that that the officer was discharged from the Army after failing a compulsory drugs test, but failed to disclose this during the application process to join Kent Police.
||Gross Misconduct – Breach of the Standards of Professional Behavior relating to Honesty & Integrity and Discreditable Conduct
||Dismissal without notice