Upcoming Police Misconduct Hearings 12 Jul 2022 – 25 Jul 2022

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5-Day Summary

Tue 12th July 2022, 9:00am Sussex Police Headquarters

PC Doug Campbell     –     Sussex Police,

It is alleged that he became involved in a series of exchanges during a football match on the 25th July 2021 that amounted to discreditable conduct and a failure to show authority, respect, and courtesy.

Tue 12th July 2022, 10:00am (Location unknown)

PC Harry Green     –     Humberside Police,

1. On 6 June 2019, while attending an incident at Tesco Express, Newland Avenue, Hull, you applied force to [complainant A], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Used a leg sweep causing [complainant A] to fall to the floor;
b) Did this while [complainant A] was handcuffed and unable to break her fall;
c) Failed to adequately physically support and control [complainant A] while she was taken to the floor to minimise risk of serious injury.

2. On 6 June 2019, you applied force to [complainant B], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Hit [complainant B] in the face whilst holding a pair of handcuffs;
b) Did this while [complainant B] was handcuffed.

The above conduct breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Use of Force and individually and/or cumulatively amounts to Gross Misconduct.

Tue 12th July 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am Police Headquarters, Block 7, Conference Room 7

Unnamed Police Officer     –     Staffordshire Police,

It is alleged that the officer concerned has over a period of time used inappropriate sexualised language and sexual innuendo to female colleagues, many of whom have been junior to the officer concerned or for whom they had supervisory responsibility. Some of the comments made by the officer concerned were made on duty and within the workplace. On other occasions, the comments have been made off duty using social media and text messages. In some instances, the officer concerned has sent messages to female colleagues late at night.

The conduct as alleged above is a breach of the Authority, Respect and Courtesy standard, a standard which requires officers to act with self-control, treating members of the public and colleagues with respect and courtesy.

Wed 13th July 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

PC James Clayman     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 25 February 2021 PC James Clayman conducted a PNC (Police National Computer) check on a vehicle and further four PNC driver enquiries. He was shown as self-certified sick on the day in question. There was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the intelligence checks he carried out on MPS systems.

On Monday 1 March 2021 PC Clayman conducted one PNC check on a vehicle. He was on annual leave when the check was conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for carrying out the check.

On 2 April 2021, PC Clayman conducted three PNC person checks and a vehicle check. He also conducted one IIP (Integrated Information Platform) check on a vehicle and two further PNC driver enquiry checks. PC Clayman was on a rest day when the checks were conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the checks.

Wed 13th July 2022, 9:00am Sussex Police Headquarters

PC Doug Campbell     –     Sussex Police,

It is alleged that he became involved in a series of exchanges during a football match on the 25th July 2021 that amounted to discreditable conduct and a failure to show authority, respect, and courtesy.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am (Location unknown)

PC Harry Green     –     Humberside Police,

1. On 6 June 2019, while attending an incident at Tesco Express, Newland Avenue, Hull, you applied force to [complainant A], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Used a leg sweep causing [complainant A] to fall to the floor;
b) Did this while [complainant A] was handcuffed and unable to break her fall;
c) Failed to adequately physically support and control [complainant A] while she was taken to the floor to minimise risk of serious injury.

2. On 6 June 2019, you applied force to [complainant B], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Hit [complainant B] in the face whilst holding a pair of handcuffs;
b) Did this while [complainant B] was handcuffed.

The above conduct breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Use of Force and individually and/or cumulatively amounts to Gross Misconduct.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am Thames Valley Police’s Headquarters Kidlington

PC Lewis Kent     –     Thames Valley Police,

Former PC Kent faces three allegations in relation to an incident on 18 June 2021.

It is alleged that on this date, former PC Kent arrested a man in Southall for being unfit to drive through drink and for assault on his partner.

During the course of the arrest, it is alleged that former PC Kent used unnecessary, disproportionate and unreasonable force.

It is alleged that former PC Kent breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of Use of Force.

It is further alleged that during his dealing with the arrested man, that former PC Kent failed to act with self-control and tolerance, which was in breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Authority, Respect and Courtesy.

Finally, it is alleged that former PC Kent’s conduct at the scene was such as it would discredit the police service or undermine public confidence in it, which would be in breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Discreditable Conduct.

Thu 14th July 2022, 10:00am Empress State Building, Lillie Rd, London

PC Steven Martin     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 28 February 2021, PC Martin was on duty when he was alleged to have been involved in the assault of a detained male by punching him to the face and using abusive language towards him.

On 11 January 2022 at Westminster Magistrates Court, PC Martin plead guilty to an offence of Common Assault (Battery). He was sentenced to a curfew order for 14 weeks and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge.

Thu 14th July 2022, (time not published) Empress State Building, Lille Road, London SW6 1TR

PC Steve Martin     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 28 February 2021, PC Martin was on duty when he was alleged to have been involved in the assault of a detained male by punching him to the face and using abusive language towards him.

On 11 January 2022 at Westminster Magistrates Court, PC Martin plead guilty to an offence of Common Assault (Battery). He was sentenced to a curfew order for 14 weeks and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge.

Thu 14th July 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

PC James Clayman     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 25 February 2021 PC James Clayman conducted a PNC (Police National Computer) check on a vehicle and further four PNC driver enquiries. He was shown as self-certified sick on the day in question. There was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the intelligence checks he carried out on MPS systems.

On Monday 1 March 2021 PC Clayman conducted one PNC check on a vehicle. He was on annual leave when the check was conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for carrying out the check.

On 2 April 2021, PC Clayman conducted three PNC person checks and a vehicle check. He also conducted one IIP (Integrated Information Platform) check on a vehicle and two further PNC driver enquiry checks. PC Clayman was on a rest day when the checks were conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the checks.

Thu 14th July 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Fri 15th July 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Fri 15th July 2022, 11:00am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

DS Wayne Stanley     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 20 May 2022 at Guildford Crown Court, DS Stanley was convicted of possessing a class A controlled drug (namely cocaine) in contravention of section 5(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Following conviction, DS Stanley was fined £750 and was ordered to pay £2250 in costs.

Hearings List (14 days)

Tue 12th July 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Doug Campbell     –     Sussex Police,

Sussex Police Headquarters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that he became involved in a series of exchanges during a football match on the 25th July 2021 that amounted to discreditable conduct and a failure to show authority, respect, and courtesy.

Tue 12th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Harry Green     –     Humberside Police,

(Location unknown)

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force

The hearing is to be held in public.

1. On 6 June 2019, while attending an incident at Tesco Express, Newland Avenue, Hull, you applied force to [complainant A], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Used a leg sweep causing [complainant A] to fall to the floor;
b) Did this while [complainant A] was handcuffed and unable to break her fall;
c) Failed to adequately physically support and control [complainant A] while she was taken to the floor to minimise risk of serious injury.

2. On 6 June 2019, you applied force to [complainant B], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Hit [complainant B] in the face whilst holding a pair of handcuffs;
b) Did this while [complainant B] was handcuffed.

The above conduct breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Use of Force and individually and/or cumulatively amounts to Gross Misconduct.

Tue 12th July 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Unnamed Police Officer     –     Staffordshire Police,

Police Headquarters, Block 7, Conference Room 7

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force into the circumstances of the alleged breaches.)

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that the officer concerned has over a period of time used inappropriate sexualised language and sexual innuendo to female colleagues, many of whom have been junior to the officer concerned or for whom they had supervisory responsibility. Some of the comments made by the officer concerned were made on duty and within the workplace. On other occasions, the comments have been made off duty using social media and text messages. In some instances, the officer concerned has sent messages to female colleagues late at night.

The conduct as alleged above is a breach of the Authority, Respect and Courtesy standard, a standard which requires officers to act with self-control, treating members of the public and colleagues with respect and courtesy.

Wed 13th July 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC James Clayman     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 25 February 2021 PC James Clayman conducted a PNC (Police National Computer) check on a vehicle and further four PNC driver enquiries. He was shown as self-certified sick on the day in question. There was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the intelligence checks he carried out on MPS systems.

On Monday 1 March 2021 PC Clayman conducted one PNC check on a vehicle. He was on annual leave when the check was conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for carrying out the check.

On 2 April 2021, PC Clayman conducted three PNC person checks and a vehicle check. He also conducted one IIP (Integrated Information Platform) check on a vehicle and two further PNC driver enquiry checks. PC Clayman was on a rest day when the checks were conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the checks.

Wed 13th July 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Doug Campbell     –     Sussex Police,

Sussex Police Headquarters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that he became involved in a series of exchanges during a football match on the 25th July 2021 that amounted to discreditable conduct and a failure to show authority, respect, and courtesy.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Harry Green     –     Humberside Police,

(Location unknown)

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force

The hearing is to be held in public.

1. On 6 June 2019, while attending an incident at Tesco Express, Newland Avenue, Hull, you applied force to [complainant A], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Used a leg sweep causing [complainant A] to fall to the floor;
b) Did this while [complainant A] was handcuffed and unable to break her fall;
c) Failed to adequately physically support and control [complainant A] while she was taken to the floor to minimise risk of serious injury.

2. On 6 June 2019, you applied force to [complainant B], which was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances. In particular you:

a) Hit [complainant B] in the face whilst holding a pair of handcuffs;
b) Did this while [complainant B] was handcuffed.

The above conduct breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Use of Force and individually and/or cumulatively amounts to Gross Misconduct.

Wed 13th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Lewis Kent     –     Thames Valley Police,

Thames Valley Police’s Headquarters Kidlington

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

Former PC Kent faces three allegations in relation to an incident on 18 June 2021.

It is alleged that on this date, former PC Kent arrested a man in Southall for being unfit to drive through drink and for assault on his partner.

During the course of the arrest, it is alleged that former PC Kent used unnecessary, disproportionate and unreasonable force.

It is alleged that former PC Kent breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of Use of Force.

It is further alleged that during his dealing with the arrested man, that former PC Kent failed to act with self-control and tolerance, which was in breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Authority, Respect and Courtesy.

Finally, it is alleged that former PC Kent’s conduct at the scene was such as it would discredit the police service or undermine public confidence in it, which would be in breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Discreditable Conduct.

Thu 14th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Steven Martin     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Rd, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 28 February 2021, PC Martin was on duty when he was alleged to have been involved in the assault of a detained male by punching him to the face and using abusive language towards him.

On 11 January 2022 at Westminster Magistrates Court, PC Martin plead guilty to an offence of Common Assault (Battery). He was sentenced to a curfew order for 14 weeks and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge.

Thu 14th July 2022, (time not published)

View on Misconduct 999

PC Steve Martin     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lille Road, London SW6 1TR

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 28 February 2021, PC Martin was on duty when he was alleged to have been involved in the assault of a detained male by punching him to the face and using abusive language towards him.

On 11 January 2022 at Westminster Magistrates Court, PC Martin plead guilty to an offence of Common Assault (Battery). He was sentenced to a curfew order for 14 weeks and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge.

Thu 14th July 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC James Clayman     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 25 February 2021 PC James Clayman conducted a PNC (Police National Computer) check on a vehicle and further four PNC driver enquiries. He was shown as self-certified sick on the day in question. There was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the intelligence checks he carried out on MPS systems.

On Monday 1 March 2021 PC Clayman conducted one PNC check on a vehicle. He was on annual leave when the check was conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for carrying out the check.

On 2 April 2021, PC Clayman conducted three PNC person checks and a vehicle check. He also conducted one IIP (Integrated Information Platform) check on a vehicle and two further PNC driver enquiry checks. PC Clayman was on a rest day when the checks were conducted and there was no justifiable policing purpose for any of the checks.

Thu 14th July 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Fri 15th July 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Kazam Anwar     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 6 September 2020 PC Anwar was off duty at a private party when he was alleged to have assaulted a male causing him injury.

Fri 15th July 2022, 11:00am

View on Misconduct 999

DS Wayne Stanley     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

It is not currently known whether the hearing is to be held in private or public.

On 20 May 2022 at Guildford Crown Court, DS Stanley was convicted of possessing a class A controlled drug (namely cocaine) in contravention of section 5(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Following conviction, DS Stanley was fined £750 and was ordered to pay £2250 in costs.

Mon 18th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PS Lee Walker     –     Ministry of Defence Police,

MDP Wethersfield, Building 1070, Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AZ

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that PS Walker used inappropriate language towards colleagues on three occasions.

Mon 18th July 2022, 1:30pm

View on Misconduct 999

PC Hayden Gray     –     Cheshire Constabulary,

Cheshire Constabulary Headquarters, Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road, Winsford, CW7 2UA

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

No further information has been provided by the force into the circumstances of the alleged breaches.

It is alleged that on 03/09/2021 and 06/11/2021, whilst off duty, Constable Gray acted in an inappropriate manner. It has been assessed that Constable Gray’s conduct on those occasions amounted to discreditable conduct and a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour.

Tue 19th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PS Lee Walker     –     Ministry of Defence Police,

MDP Wethersfield, Building 1070, Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AZ

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that PS Walker used inappropriate language towards colleagues on three occasions.

Tue 19th July 2022, 11:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC 1682 Christopher Groom     –     North Yorkshire Police,

North Yorkshire Police Headquarters, Alverton Court, Crosby Road, Northallerton, DL6 1BF

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

Between in or around 3 December 2014 and 14 November 2021 former officer Groom made and/or possessed 8707 indecent images of children, graded as category C (indecent images not falling within categories A and B).

On 18 May 2022, former officer Groom was convicted at the Leeds Magistrates’ Court of making 8707 category C indecent images of children, contrary to sections 1(1)(a) and 6 of the Protection of Children Act 1978, having pleaded guilty to the same. On 14 June 2022, former officer Groom was sentenced to an 18-month community order with 30 rehabilitation days, 150 hours of unpaid work and a sexual harm prevention order was imposed. By virtue of the conviction and sentence, the former officer was placed on the sex offenders’ register.

Wed 20th July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PS Lee Walker     –     Ministry of Defence Police,

MDP Wethersfield, Building 1070, Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AZ

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that PS Walker used inappropriate language towards colleagues on three occasions.

Thu 21st July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PS Lee Walker     –     Ministry of Defence Police,

MDP Wethersfield, Building 1070, Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AZ

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that PS Walker used inappropriate language towards colleagues on three occasions.

Fri 22nd July 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PS Lee Walker     –     Ministry of Defence Police,

MDP Wethersfield, Building 1070, Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4AZ

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that PS Walker used inappropriate language towards colleagues on three occasions.

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