Cleveland

Former chief constable to face gross misconduct proceedings

he former chief constable of Cleveland Police is to face gross misconduct proceedings, the police watchdog has said. Mike Veale, who led a controversial inquiry into sexual allegations against the late prime minister Sir Edward Heath when he was in charge of Wiltshire Police is accused of breaching “standards of professional behaviour” during his time […] […]

Met (London)

Sarah Everard’s killer ‘linked to 2015 indecent exposure incident’

Sarah Everard’s murderer Pc Wayne Couzens has been linked to an alleged indecent exposure incident as far back as 2015, according to the police watchdog. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has launched an investigation into alleged failures by Kent Police to investigate. A probe is also ongoing into alleged failures by the Metropolitan […] […]

West Mercia

West Mercia Police officer accused of gross misconduct

A notice has published by the force said the unnamed male officer allegedly breached “authority, respect and courtesy” standards. Hearing chairman Callum Cowx has imposed reporting restrictions on the case, including granting anonymity to the accused officer, but these could be lifted if the panel finds against him. The notice said the accused officer will […] […]