On 11 September 2019 PC Carless was convicted of Driving a Motor Vehicle with excess alcohol contrary to the road Traffic Act 1988, Section 5.
The Chair may direct that the public should be excluded from parts of the hearing, if necessary, should any sensitive matters require to be discussed in private.
Use of Force
Having detained a suspect it is alleged the Officer used unreasonable, disproportionate and unnecessary force on that detainee and also used unacceptable language.
The Legally Qualified Chair is Mr Stephen Chappell.
Members of the public may be excluded from parts of the hearing.
In accordance with the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012 (as amended) the Legally Qualified Chair is appointed from a list maintained by the Police and Crime Commissioner. This appointment is independent of West Midlands Police.