Chief Superintendent Martin,Chief Inspector Kandohla, PS Di-Luzio, PC Kandohla Misconduct Hearing

Metropolitan Police Service

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Officer(s)

Chief Superintendent Martin of Metropolitan Police Service

Chief Inspector Kandohla of Metropolitan Police Service

Sergeant Di-Luzio of Metropolitan Police Service

Constable Kandohla of Metropolitan Police Service

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Equality and diversity
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Fitness for work

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

Chief Superintendent Martin
Honesty and Integrity and Duties and Responsibilities: acting as an assessor in a promotion process in respect of which Chief Inspector Kandohla was a candidate and failing to declare a conflict of interest;
Honesty and Integrity, Orders and Instructions and Discreditable Conduct: in respect of conduct concerning a covertly recorded conversation with another chief superintendent and a Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) investigation in relation to (1) above;
Honesty and Integrity and Discreditable Conduct: instructing a more junior officer to submit a ‘Right Line’ report with an allegation of improper conduct by another chief superintendent knowing that such an allegation was unfounded;
Honesty and Integrity, Duties and Responsibilities and Orders and Instructions: in respect of conduct concerning misuse of a corporate Barclaycard;
Authority, Respect and Courtesy and Equality and Diversity: in respect of conduct towards junior colleagues throughout 2017-2018 including discriminatory conduct.
Chief Inspector Kandohla
Honesty and Integrity and Duties and Responsibilities: being a candidate in a promotion process in respect of which Chief Superintendent Martin was one of his assessors and failing to declare a conflict of interest;
Honesty and Integrity and Discreditable Conduct: instructing/pressuring a more junior officer to make a false statement and seeking to mislead and/or frustrate an ongoing DPS investigation in relation to (1) above;
Honesty and Integrity and Discreditable Conduct: instructing a more junior officer to submit a ‘Right Line’ report with an allegation of improper conduct by another chief superintendent knowing that such an allegation was unfounded;
Authority, Respect and Courtesy and Discreditable Conduct: in respect of conduct towards junior colleagues on two occasions in 2018.
PS Di-Luzio
Honesty and Integrity, Duties and Responsibilities and Orders and Instructions: in respect of conduct concerning misuse of a corporate Barclaycard;
Authority, Respect and Courtesy and Discreditable Conduct: in respect of conduct towards junior colleagues throughout 2017-2018.
PC Kandohla
Honesty and Integrity, Discreditable Conduct and Challenging and Reporting Improper Conduct: failing to challenge Chief Inspector Kandohla asking, and being complicit in encouraging, another officer to make a false statement for a DPS investigation.

Outcome

Tue 15th Feb 2022

Allegations Proven

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

Sanction:

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Fri 11th Feb 2022

Allegations Proven

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

Sanction:

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Fri 11th Feb 2022

Allegations Proven

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Equality and diversity
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

Sanction: Dismissal Without Notice

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Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 92 Misconduct Hearings
    86% held in public

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS / "the Met") is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the square mile of the City of London which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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