PC Courtney Accelerated Misconduct Hearing

West Midlands

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Officer(s)

Constable (PC) 22331 Courtney of West Midlands View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Equality and diversity
  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

On 15.12.2021 and 16.12.2021 whilst off duty attending a Christmas party PC Courtney made inappropriate, racist and discriminatory comments towards a female colleague who was also off duty and attending the same event which caused her to be offended and upset by his comments.

Subsequently on 28.04.2022 at Nottingham Magistrates Court PC Courtney pleaded guilty to two offences of Racially Aggravated Public Order Offences arising from his comments to his colleague for which he was fined a total of £200 and ordered to pay £200 compensation to the victim.

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