You have used Cocaine (Class A controlled substance) on 3-5 occasions between the summers of 2020-2021 and Ketamine (Class B Controlled substance) on 11/07/2020. These drugs were consumed in company with others (non-police) who are aware of your drugs use and the fact that you were a serving Police Officer at the time.
The conduct, if proven, would constitute a breach of Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of:
Standard 6: Duties and Responsibilities
Standard 9: Discreditable Conduct
Chair: Chief Constable Noble
In accordance with Regulation 53 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020 it is the Chief Constable’s intention to consider the public notification of the hearing.
The presumption is that an accelerated misconduct hearing will be held in public, however there may be some circumstances where this is not appropriate, or where certain parts of the hearing need to be held in private. You are entitled to make representations in relation to:
Whether the person chairing should exclude any person from the whole or part of the hearing, or
Whether any conditions should be imposed on the public attending in order to assist the proper conduct of the hearing
Whether the chair should give directions prohibiting the publication of any matter relating to the proceedings
In light of any representations, whether the Chair should publish details of the hearing and if so, the content of the notice to be publicised on the Force website.
Any representations should be made in writing for the attention of the Chair by 26/08/2022. This should be sent to the Complaints and Misconduct Manager at the following email address; [email protected]
If no representations are received by this date, the chair will assume that you have no objections to put forward.
If you have any further queries please contact the misconduct support team on the above extension number or email.
Original to be returned to Professional Standards Department for the attention of the Complaints & Misconduct Manager
Officer to be handed photocopy of signed notification to retain