Police officer dismissed after supplying information to a journalist
November 14, 2014, 11:02 am
An officer attached to Specialist Crime and Operations has been dismissed for gross misconduct following a hearing on Wednesday, 12 November.
The 52-year-old officer faced allegations of gross misconduct of honesty and integrity, orders and instructions, confidentiality and discreditable conduct. These were in relation to the supplying of confidential information to a journalist.
The Directorate of Professional Standards led the investigation which was supervised by the IPCC.
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The panel found the case of gross misconduct to be proven.
The officer was subsequently dismissed without notice.