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Misconduct outcomes

Outcomes from misconduct hearings will be displayed here for 28 days following the conclusion of each case.

18 May 2017

Name:

PC 9367 Steven Cook

Breaches of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Officer pleaded guilty at Crown Court to two offences of Pervert the Course of Justice in relation to off duty conduct.

Breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Discreditable Conduct

Finding:

Gross Misconduct

Outcome:

Dismissed without notice



24 - 25 April 2017

Name:

PC 4589 Stewart and PC 21891 Jones

Breaches of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

A number of West Midlands Police officers attended an address in Wolverhampton following a report of an assault. During the arrest of the member of the public he spat at officers, who subsequently placed a pillowcase over his head at the scene and escorted him from the premises to a waiting police van.

PC Jones and Stewart were responsible for conveying the member of the public to the custody unit in the police van.

It is alleged that PC Jones and PC Stewart failed to adequately risk assess the continuing need for the use of the pillowcase against the risks posed to the member of the public by leaving it in place on his head and for not removing it at the earliest opportunity.

Breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Authority, Respect and Courtesy

Finding:

Not Proven



18 - 20 April 2017

Name:

PC 9499 PESTEL

Breaches of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

On 7 August 2015 whilst arresting a member of the public who was resisting arrest it was alleged that whilst he was handcuffed and restrained the officer deliberately and unlawfully punched him to his face.

Breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Authority, Respect and Courtesy, Discreditable Conduct, Use of Force and Duties and Responsibilities

Finding:

Not Proven



3 April 2017

Name:

PC 0580 Jones

Breaches of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Officer engaged in sexual activity with a vulnerable person.

Breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Authority, Respect and Courtesy and Discreditable Conduct

Finding:

Gross Misconduct

Outcome:

Dismissed without notice