Unnamed Officer Misconduct Hearing

Avon & Somerset Constabulary

Location

Avon and Somerset Police Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead, BS20 8QJ

The hearing is to be held in public.

Officer(s)

Constable (PC) Unnamed Officer of Avon & Somerset Constabulary View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

Did not treat his colleagues with respect and courtesy by acting inappropriately towards
them.
• In relation to one colleague (“Officer A”), this included: pretending to cut her hair, touching
her face mask repeatedly, hugging her despite her not consenting, holding her hand, putting
his hand on her shoulder and telling her he loved her.
• In relation to another colleague (“Officer B”), this included: making comments about her
personal appearance, sending her text messages to say he loved her, following her around
the police station and telling her he had a “really nice dream” about her.
• In relation to a third colleague (“Officer C”) this included coming up behind her and giving her
a cuddle, commenting on her appearance and making her feel uncomfortable.
• In relation to a fourth colleague (“Officer D”), this included touching (for no good reason) the
torch on her body armour which was positioned at chest height.
• In relation to a number of female colleagues, this included touching their hair as they sat in
the police station.

Avon & Somerset Constabulary
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 11 Misconduct Hearings
    73% held in public

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