Date of Misconduct Hearing: 28 September 2018
Name of officer: Former Police Constable 14356 Barney Heaton
The conduct and how that conduct was alleged to amount to gross misconduct:
The case arose from allegations that on the evening of 24 November, leading into the early hours of 25 November 2017, the former officer had inappropriately touched a number of females whilst off-duty at a night club with police colleagues in Canterbury.
Finding – Gross Misconduct - Discreditable Conduct and Authority, Respect and Courtesy.
Disciplinary outcome – Ex PC Heaton would have been dismissed if he had still been a member of the force.