PC Simon Spellman Misconduct Hearing

Durham Constabulary

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Constable (PC) 2574 Simon Spellman of Durham Constabulary View officer

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

Circumstances of Alleged Breaches

It is alleged that on Friday 24 September 2021, whilst working in the Safeguarding Command and whilst at the Harrogate Police Treatment Centre, the officer met Ms F for the first time. In the early hours of Saturday 25 September 2021 the officer obtained from reception Ms F’s room number and went to her bedroom. It is alleged that the officer inappropriately touched Ms F, a subordinate and junior colleague, by stroking her upper left thigh and the centre of her back. It is alleged that the officer’s conduct breached the professional standards of authority, respect, and courtesy, constituted discreditable conduct, and amounts to gross misconduct.

Durham Constabulary
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 4 Misconduct Hearings
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