PS Ian Cheesman

Sussex Police

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Sergeant Ian Cheesman of Sussex Police

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.)

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

PS Cheesman’s use of captor spray on two occasions on a detainee was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable. If proved they would amount to gross misconduct.
On the second occasion, the captor spray was discharged less than 3 feet from the detainee.
Proper aftercare was not provided to the detainee.

Sussex Police
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