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Misconduct hearings

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A misconduct hearing takes place when it is alleged that a police officer, staff member or Special Constable has breached Nottinghamshire Police’s standards of professional behaviour.

At the hearing, the facts of the case will be presented and the individual involved will have the opportunity to explain their conduct and the circumstances surrounding the allegation or allegations.

The hearing will then reach its outcome, which may result in the individual being dismissed, given a written warning, receiving management advice or the individual being cleared of the allegations made against them.

Details of upcoming misconduct hearings

Nottinghamshire Police holds some misconduct hearings and special case hearings in public, with details of upcoming public hearings available below:

There are no upcoming misconduct hearings






Rank of the officer concerned Date of the hearing Hearing type Nature of the misconduct allegation Hearing outcome Sanction
Police Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Honesty and integrity; discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Duties and responsibilities; honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Former Police Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force; equality and diversity Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force Gross misconduct not found No action
Police Constable 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force Gross misconduct not found No action
Detective Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Sergeant 2017 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy; discreditable conduct; use of force; orders and instructions Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2017 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2018 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Duties and responsibilities Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Police Constable 2018 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Confidentiality; duties and responsibilities; discreditable conduct; honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Former Police Constable 2018 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Constable 2018 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Honesty and integrity; duties and responsibilities Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable 2018 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy Gross misconduct not found No action
Former Police Sergeant 2018 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy; discreditable conduct; use of force; orders and instructions Gross misconduct not found Reinstated
Police Constable 2018 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Police Constable 2018 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Authority, respect and courtesy Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Honesty and integrity; discreditable conduct; duties and responsibilities Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Duties and responsibilities; discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Confidentiality; honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Sergeant 2019 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy; discreditable conduct; use of force; orders and instructions Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Confidentiality; Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Police Constable 2019 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Constable 2019 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Authority, respect and courtesy; discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Dismissal without notice
Police Constable Feb 2020 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force Gross misconduct not found No action
Former Police Constable Apr 2020 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Police Sergeant Apr 2020 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force; discreditable conduct Gross misconduct found Final written warning
Police Constable Jul 2020 Independent, chaired by a Legally Qualified Chair (LQC) Use of force, discreditable conduct and orders and instructions Misconduct not found No action
Former Special Constable Jul 2020 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct; authority, respect and courtesy; equality and diversity; and challenging and reporting improper conduct. Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Special Constable Jul 2020 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct; authority, respect and courtesy; equality and diversity; and challenging and reporting improper conduct. Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Special Constable Jul 2020 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct; authority, respect and courtesy; equality and diversity; and challenging and reporting improper conduct. Gross misconduct found Officer would have been dismissed
Former Police Constable Aug 2020 Expedited (Chief Constable-led) Discreditable conduct; honesty and integrity Gross misconduct found.  Officer would have been dismissed.
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Use of force

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Police officers are frequently required to deal with conflict situations. Many of these are resolved using well-chosen and appropriate words and by managing human interaction.

Others require varying degrees of physical force, including, on occasions, the use of firearms by Authorised Firearms Officers. This proportionate response is a well-established and necessary approach to managing conflict in a democratic society.

The Criminal Law Act 1967, the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and common law apply to all uses of force by the police and require that any use of force should be ‘reasonable’ in the circumstances.

Reasonable in these circumstances means:

  • Absolutely necessary for a purpose permitted by law
  • The amount of force used must also be reasonable and proportionate (i.e. the degree of force used must be the minimum required in the circumstances to achieve the lawful objective), otherwise, it is likely that the use of force will be excessive and unlawful.

From 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2017, there were 44,674 incidents that required attendance by an officer. From those incidents 395 resulted in officers having to use force which represents 0.88% of the total number of incidents attended.

Summarised above is a summarised breakdown of the data recorded around force used by Nottinghamshire officers. More detailed information is also available to download here.

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PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2020 to June 2020) infographic293.86 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2020 to June 2020) Record-level Data1.23 MB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2019 to March 2020) infographic305.69 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2019 to March 2020) Record-level Data3.64 MB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (October 2019 to December 2019) infographic289.14 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (October 2019 to December 2019) Record-level Data1020.22 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2019 to June 2019) infographic289.95 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2019 to June 2019) Record-level Data858.77 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (January 2019 to March 2019) infographic291.75 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (2018-19) Record-level Data3.03 MB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2018 to March 2019) infographic299.01 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Q4 2018-19) Record-level Data929.68 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (July 2018 to September 2018) infographic301.15 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Q3 2018-19) Record-level Data880.91 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Q3 2018-19) Record-level Data880.91 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Q2 2018-19 Record-level Data)700.61 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Apr 2018-June 2018) infographic295.07 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (2018-19 Record-level Data)589.24 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (2017-2018) infographic247.32 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (2017-18 Record-level Data)2.57 MB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (January 2018 to March 2018) infographic248.7 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (October 2017 to December 2017) infographic248.48 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (July 2017 to September 2017) infographic246.01 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (April 2017 to June 2017) infographic245.48 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017) infographic192.98 KB
File Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017) record-level data125.61 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - Use of Force Legislation200.01 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - Use of Handcuffs223.61 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - CS Irritant Spray208.3 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - Taser268.25 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - Other Police Use of Force Equipment240.88 KB
PDF icon Use of force in Nottinghamshire - Unarmed Tactics239.55 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (Q3 2018-19) Infographic291.09 KB
PDF icon Use of Force in Nottinghamshire (October 2018 to December 2018) infographic291.09 KB
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Business Interest Register - Chief Officer Team

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Chief Officer team, Business interests, lists and registers, publication scheme

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