Douglass Misconduct Hearing

Northumbria Police

Location

The Villa, The Old Houghton Magistrates Court,

The hearing is to be held in public.

Officer(s)

Detective Inspector 7149 Douglass of Northumbria Police View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Duties and responsibilities

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

In April 2021 the officer instructed a Detective Sergeant to ‘sit on’ and/or ‘soften’ the contents of a Supplementary Crime Report into an investigation conducted by a Detective Constable and supervised by the Detective Sergeant into allegations made by Victim A. The officer did so in order to mislead the Crown Prosecution Service about the findings of the Detective Constable’s investigation which were likely to undermine the investigation in which the officer was involved.
In April 2021 the officer instructed the Detective Sergeant to further delay the submission of the same Supplementary Crime Report, intending its disclosure to be delayed or avoided.

Northumbria Police
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 6 Misconduct Hearings
    83% held in public

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