Upcoming Police Misconduct Hearings 6 Sep 2022 – 19 Sep 2022

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5-Day Summary

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am Old Magistrates Building, Estcourt Terrace, Goole, DN14 5AF

PC 1578 McLennan     –     Northumbria Police,

It is alleged that, after dealing with a concern for safety call from domestic premises, the officer sent the female involved in making the call a number of WhatsApp messages, which were considered unprofessional and personal with a motive to develop a relationship with the female.

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am (Location unknown)

Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am (Location unknown)

Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:30am Force Headquarters

Officer X     –     Sussex Police,

He knowingly provided false and misleading information in his application to become a constable with Sussex police and for the purpose of vetting.
He stole a controlled substance, diazepam, which was evidence in a live criminal investigation, from police property and falsified evidence bags to seek to hide his actions.
He engaged in a sexual act with a member of police staff, Female A, at Brighton Police station.

Thu 8th September 2022, 8:00am Staffordshire Police Headquarters

PC Courtney Cooper     –     Staffordshire Police,

It is alleged Courtney Cooper used Cocaine (Class A controlled substance) on 3-5 occasions between the summers of 2020-2021 and Ketamine (Class B Controlled substance) on 11/07/2020. These drugs were consumed in company with others (non-police) who are aware of your drug use and the fact that you were a serving Police Officer at the time.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am (Location unknown)

Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Thu 8th September 2022, 1:30pm Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP

PC 19092 Edward Ballantyne-Rowland     –     Greater Manchester Police,

No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.

Fri 9th September 2022, 10:00am The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Hearings List (14 days)

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am

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PC 1578 McLennan     –     Northumbria Police,

Old Magistrates Building, Estcourt Terrace, Goole, DN14 5AF

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.

It is alleged that, after dealing with a concern for safety call from domestic premises, the officer sent the female involved in making the call a number of WhatsApp messages, which were considered unprofessional and personal with a motive to develop a relationship with the female.

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am

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Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

(Location unknown)

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Tue 6th September 2022, 10:00am

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Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Confidentiality
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

(Location unknown)

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Wed 7th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:30am

View on Misconduct 999

Officer X     –     Sussex Police,

Force Headquarters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

He knowingly provided false and misleading information in his application to become a constable with Sussex police and for the purpose of vetting.
He stole a controlled substance, diazepam, which was evidence in a live criminal investigation, from police property and falsified evidence bags to seek to hide his actions.
He engaged in a sexual act with a member of police staff, Female A, at Brighton Police station.

Thu 8th September 2022, 8:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Courtney Cooper     –     Staffordshire Police,

Staffordshire Police Headquarters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged Courtney Cooper used Cocaine (Class A controlled substance) on 3-5 occasions between the summers of 2020-2021 and Ketamine (Class B Controlled substance) on 11/07/2020. These drugs were consumed in company with others (non-police) who are aware of your drug use and the fact that you were a serving Police Officer at the time.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Confidentiality
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Robert Chandler     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

(Location unknown)

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

It is alleged that PS 762 Robert Chandler breached the following Standards of Professional Behaviour as set out in Schedule 2 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020:

It is alleged that frequently, or at least on a number of occasions PS Chandler made inappropriate sexual remarks or comments to a female colleague

It is alleged that PC Chandler made unwelcome physical contact to a female colleague on a number of occasions

It is alleged that PS Chandler has behaved in a manner that brings discredit to the police service or undermines public confidence in policing

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Special Chief Inspector Andrew Whitworth     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

SCI Andrew Whitworth – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socialising with Special Police colleagues in Derby town centre, it is alleged that Specials Chief Inspector Whitworth pinched the bottom of a fellow female Special Constable.

 

 

Thu 8th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Special Police Sgt Gary Sims     –     British Transport Police,

British Transport Police Force Headquaters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

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

Former Officer SPS Gary Sims – On the night of 16th – 17th October 2021 whilst off duty and socializing with Special Police colleagues in Derby town center it is alleged that former officer SPS Sims slapped a female colleague’s bottom.

It is further alleged that the former officer behaved inappropriately towards another female colleague by dancing too close to her, invading her personal space, following her around and stating that he was her partner.

Thu 8th September 2022, 1:30pm

View on Misconduct 999

PC 19092 Edward Ballantyne-Rowland     –     Greater Manchester Police,

Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.

Fri 9th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Daniel Guest     –     South Yorkshire Police,

The Professional Standards Department, Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Confidentiality
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that the officer has undertaken checks on the South Yorkshire Police computer systems between 2013 & 2018. The checks on police systems were undertaken with no legitimate policing purpose.

Mon 12th September 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Jess Lovelock, PC Alex Giacomazzi and PC Jamie Savage     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equality and diversity
  • Use of force
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Lovelock, PC Giacomazzi, and PC Savage will answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behavior, in respect of:

PC Lovelock
Equality and Diversity
Use of Force
Orders and Instructions
Honesty and Integrity

PC Giacomazzi
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

PC Savage
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

It is alleged that on 13 May 2020 the officers conducted a stop and search of a male without any genuine or objectively reasonable grounds to do so. It is alleged that the decision to stop and search and the conduct of the search was inappropriately influenced by the male’s race. It is alleged that PC Lovelock used force on the male that was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances in order to detain and search him.

Tue 13th September 2022, 9:30am

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PC Jess Lovelock, PC Alex Giacomazzi and PC Jamie Savage     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equality and diversity
  • Use of force
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Lovelock, PC Giacomazzi, and PC Savage will answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behavior, in respect of:

PC Lovelock
Equality and Diversity
Use of Force
Orders and Instructions
Honesty and Integrity

PC Giacomazzi
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

PC Savage
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

It is alleged that on 13 May 2020 the officers conducted a stop and search of a male without any genuine or objectively reasonable grounds to do so. It is alleged that the decision to stop and search and the conduct of the search was inappropriately influenced by the male’s race. It is alleged that PC Lovelock used force on the male that was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances in order to detain and search him.

Wed 14th September 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Jess Lovelock, PC Alex Giacomazzi and PC Jamie Savage     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equality and diversity
  • Use of force
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Lovelock, PC Giacomazzi, and PC Savage will answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behavior, in respect of:

PC Lovelock
Equality and Diversity
Use of Force
Orders and Instructions
Honesty and Integrity

PC Giacomazzi
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

PC Savage
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

It is alleged that on 13 May 2020 the officers conducted a stop and search of a male without any genuine or objectively reasonable grounds to do so. It is alleged that the decision to stop and search and the conduct of the search was inappropriately influenced by the male’s race. It is alleged that PC Lovelock used force on the male that was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances in order to detain and search him.

Thu 15th September 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Jess Lovelock, PC Alex Giacomazzi and PC Jamie Savage     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equality and diversity
  • Use of force
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Lovelock, PC Giacomazzi, and PC Savage will answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behavior, in respect of:

PC Lovelock
Equality and Diversity
Use of Force
Orders and Instructions
Honesty and Integrity

PC Giacomazzi
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

PC Savage
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

It is alleged that on 13 May 2020 the officers conducted a stop and search of a male without any genuine or objectively reasonable grounds to do so. It is alleged that the decision to stop and search and the conduct of the search was inappropriately influenced by the male’s race. It is alleged that PC Lovelock used force on the male that was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances in order to detain and search him.

Fri 16th September 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Jess Lovelock, PC Alex Giacomazzi and PC Jamie Savage     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equality and diversity
  • Use of force
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Lovelock, PC Giacomazzi, and PC Savage will answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a breach of the standards of professional behavior, in respect of:

PC Lovelock
Equality and Diversity
Use of Force
Orders and Instructions
Honesty and Integrity

PC Giacomazzi
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

PC Savage
Honesty and Integrity
Duties and Responsibilities

It is alleged that on 13 May 2020 the officers conducted a stop and search of a male without any genuine or objectively reasonable grounds to do so. It is alleged that the decision to stop and search and the conduct of the search was inappropriately influenced by the male’s race. It is alleged that PC Lovelock used force on the male that was not necessary, proportionate or reasonable in the circumstances in order to detain and search him.

Mon 19th September 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC 24886 Pasisz     –     West Midlands Police,

Empress State Building, Lillie Rd, London

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 12th and 13th June 2021 former PC Pasisz drove her vehicle to work when being the holder of a provisional driving licence only, unaccompanied by a qualified driver and without being insured to drive it.

When a colleague of former PC Pasisz who had seen her driving on 12th June, queried with her whether she had passed her driving test, former PC Pasisz attempted to dissuade her from reporting the matter.

When former PC Pasisz’s tutor, who had observed she had driven herself to work on 13th June 2021, queried whether she had passed her test, former PC Pasisz falsely informed him that she had.

When former PC Pasisz was confronted by her supervisor regarding having been seen driving unaccompanied on 13th June 2021, whilst former PC Pasisz admitted having driven unaccompanied and without insurance on that occasion, she falsely informed her supervisor that was the only occasion she had done so.

On 16th September 2021 former PC Pasisz pleaded guilty and was convicted at Birmingham Magistrates Court of driving other than in accordance with the conditions of her driving licence and without being insured to drive on the 12th and 13 June 2021 and was dealt with by way of fine, penalty points and disqualified from driving for six months.

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