PC Anthony Howe Misconduct Hearing

Metropolitan Police Service

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Constable (PC) Anthony Howe of Metropolitan Police Service View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Use of force
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

Authority, Respect and Courtesy in that his behavior could reasonably be perceived as abusive, oppressive, harassing, bullying or victimising towards a suspect.
Use of Force in that:
ii) He did not honestly or reasonably believe that it was necessary to use force, for any lawful reason.
iii) The level of force he used was more than the minimum amount necessary to achieve the required result.
Duties and Responsibilities in that he:
a. failed to set out full, accurate, or complete details about the force he used against a suspect.
b. failed to complete a Use of Force form.
Discreditable Conduct in that his actions as set out above, or each of them, brought discredit on the police force and/or undermined public confidence in it.

Metropolitan Police Service
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 93 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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