Former PC 252317 Jonathan Eaton Misconduct Hearing

Gloucestershire Constabulary

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Officer(s)

Former Officer 252317 Jonathan Eaton of Gloucestershire Constabulary View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

That on 27.02.19 whilst inside a shower cubicle in the changing rooms at Gloucestershire Police Headquarters, the officer used or attempted to use his mobile telephone to observe the person using the shower cubicle next to him and/or photograph or video the person using the shower cubicle next to him.

It’s also alleged After leaving the changing rooms having been accused of a serious allegation [allegation 1], the officer:

1.Failed to surrender his phone so that it could be examined.

2.Interfered with what he knew or ought to have known was a potentially relevant piece of evidence.

3.Deprived the investigation of the ability to examine the phone before he interfered with it, backed it up and restored the phone to factory settings.

4.Deleted any photographs or video footage he had taken from inside the cubicle.

5.Failed to inform the arresting or interviewing officers that he had backed up and restored his phone that morning. If proven these allegation have been assessed as being sufficiently serious so as to amount to gross misconduct.

Gloucestershire Constabulary
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 2 Misconduct Hearings
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