Upcoming Police Misconduct Hearings 3 Nov 2022 – 16 Nov 2022

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5-Day Summary

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), 1 Paternoster Lane, EC4M 7BQ Open map

DS Marvin Turner     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

It is alleged that between Monday 28 – Tuesday 29 June 2021, whilst on duty, DS Turner made sexualised and/or sexual harassing comments to a junior female police constable and touched her in a sexual manner without her consent.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Asad Qayyum     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 16 January 2019, an incident took place in Barking where a young female was assaulted. On 24 January 2019 PC Qayyum was appointed as the Investigating Officer.

It is alleged that between 24 January 2019 and 27 May 2020, PC Qayyum failed to act with competence, diligence and care in relation to his Duties and Responsibilities. In addition, he failed to ensure that a prompt and effective investigation took place.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 9:30am The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Mohammed Afzal     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

It is alleged that between 11 and 26 October 2020, former PC Afzal sent a number of discriminatory and racially offensive text messages to his ex-partner.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NX Open map

PC Alexander Bavington     –     Thames Valley Police,

It is alleged PC Bavington used rude and offensive language towards three officers during a social gathering with colleagues in Reading, all of whom were off-duty.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am Video conference

PC Christopher Leslie     –     Essex Police,

It is alleged that since Former PC Leslie’s accreditation he had not been completing his work in accordance with his training, guidance or within the expectation of his role.  It is also alleged that he had been incorrectly inputting his duty times on SAP whilst carrying out work outside of his planned or rostered duties and allegedly not working the hours he should have been.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Asad Qayyum     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

On 16 January 2019, an incident took place in Barking where a young female was assaulted. On 24 January 2019 PC Qayyum was appointed as the Investigating Officer.

It is alleged that between 24 January 2019 and 27 May 2020, PC Qayyum failed to act with competence, diligence and care in relation to his Duties and Responsibilities. In addition, he failed to ensure that a prompt and effective investigation took place.

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:30am The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Mohammed Afzal     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

It is alleged that between 11 and 26 October 2020, former PC Afzal sent a number of discriminatory and racially offensive text messages to his ex-partner.

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:00am Avon & Somerset Police Headquarters, Portishead, BS20 8QJ Open map

PC Kevin Curd     –     Avon & Somerset Constabulary,

On the 20th March 2022 whilst off-duty, PC CURD accessed a confidential call record
with no policing purpose to do so.
On the 20th March 2022 whilst off-duty, PC CURD accessed a confidential call record and
disclosed the contents to another individual with no policing purpose to do so.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP Open map

PC Philip Heath     –     Greater Manchester Police,

Former PC Philip Heath will answer allegations that he formed a sexual relationship with a victim of crime that he met though his duties and did not disclose the relationship until he was challenged about this

And that between 25 March 2020 and 13 June 2020 whilst off duty he repeatedly breached the COVID regulations by visiting the female and on occasions staying overnight without reasonable excuse

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:00am Nottingham Police Headquarters

Unnamed Officer     –     Nottinghamshire Police,

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

An officer is due to face a gross misconduct accelerated hearing before Chief Constable Guildford at 9.00am Friday 4th November 2022 at Nottinghamshire Police Headquarters.

This Hearing will be held in private. The outcome will be reported on the force website.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Bradley Francis     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

PC Bradley Francis – CE BCU – is due to attend an Accelerated Misconduct Hearing, following his guilty plea for to the offence of Theft, Contrary to Section 1(1) and 7 of the Theft Act 1968.

The circumstances are that on 12 April 2022 at Stoke Newington Police Station, PC Francis stole cash to the value of £1,500, belonging to the Metropolitan Police Service.

At 1.17pm that same day Oyster card usage confirms that he boarded a bus outside Stoke Newington Police Station and travelled towards his home address. At approximately 2.25pm, £1,500 of cash was paid into his bank account via a Santander ATM machine.

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:30am Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

It is alleged that PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:00am The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

PC Maxwell Thompson     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

PC Thompson was asked to assist with a member of public in the station office at Bromley who was believed to have been involved in a crime. It is alleged that PC Thompson used force which was not justified or necessary in the circumstances and was in any event disproportionate and unreasonable in order to detain this member of the public.

Mon 7th November 2022, (time was not provided) Surrey Police Headquarters, Mount Browne, Sandy Ln, Guildford GU3 Open map

PC Lovbakke     –     Surrey Police,

It is alleged that former PC Lovbakke attended work and was on duty whilst the proportion of alcohol in a sample of breath exceeded the permitted upper limit of 13mg of alcohol per 100 ml of breath.

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:30am International Dispute Resolution Centre, 1 Paternoster Lane, St Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ Open map

PC Stephen Siddall     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

It is alleged that between 2016 and 2018 PC Siddall conducted an inappropriate relationship with an adult female associated with the MPS cadets. It is also alleged that in 2018 PC Siddall purchased alcohol with MPS cadet funds and consumed it on duty and failed to complete or make arrangements for the completion of financial accounts in the year 2018/19.

Mon 7th November 2022, 10:00am Holiday Inn Stevenage, St George’s Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS Open map

PC Fraz Niwaz     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

It is alleged:
At all material times, Mr Niwaz was a serving police officer, all matters are alleged to have taken place whilst Mr Niwaz was off-duty.
On 08 September 2017, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had tried to run him over, when he knew that was not true.
On 05 November 2019, Mr Niwaz signed a witness statement in which he stated that the complainant had threatened to kill his family, when he knew that was not true.
On 16 November 2019, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had licked his lips and touched his groin whilst looking at his young child, when he knew that was not true.
On 26 March 2021, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant used a CCTV camera to look at his children when he knew that was not true.
On 08 April 2021, Mr Niwaz stood whilst shouting and laughing hysterically at the complainant.
On 22 July 2021, Mr Niwaz shouted at the complainants.

Hearings List (14 days)

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

DS Marvin Turner     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), 1 Paternoster Lane, EC4M 7BQ Open map

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 between Monday 28 – Tuesday 29 June 2021, whilst on duty, DS Turner made sexualised and/or sexual harassing comments to a junior female police constable and touched her in a sexual manner without her consent.

Application to Attend

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Asad Qayyum     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 16 January 2019, an incident took place in Barking where a young female was assaulted. On 24 January 2019 PC Qayyum was appointed as the Investigating Officer.

It is alleged that between 24 January 2019 and 27 May 2020, PC Qayyum failed to act with competence, diligence and care in relation to his Duties and Responsibilities. In addition, he failed to ensure that a prompt and effective investigation took place.

Application to Attend

Thu 3rd November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Mohammed Afzal     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in private.

It is alleged that between 11 and 26 October 2020, former PC Afzal sent a number of discriminatory and racially offensive text messages to his ex-partner.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Alexander Bavington     –     Thames Valley Police,

Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NX Open map

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 PC Bavington used rude and offensive language towards three officers during a social gathering with colleagues in Reading, all of whom were off-duty.

Thu 3rd November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Christopher Leslie     –     Essex Police,

Video conference

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that since Former PC Leslie’s accreditation he had not been completing his work in accordance with his training, guidance or within the expectation of his role.  It is also alleged that he had been incorrectly inputting his duty times on SAP whilst carrying out work outside of his planned or rostered duties and allegedly not working the hours he should have been.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Asad Qayyum     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Duties and responsibilities

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 16 January 2019, an incident took place in Barking where a young female was assaulted. On 24 January 2019 PC Qayyum was appointed as the Investigating Officer.

It is alleged that between 24 January 2019 and 27 May 2020, PC Qayyum failed to act with competence, diligence and care in relation to his Duties and Responsibilities. In addition, he failed to ensure that a prompt and effective investigation took place.

Application to Attend

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Mohammed Afzal     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in private.

It is alleged that between 11 and 26 October 2020, former PC Afzal sent a number of discriminatory and racially offensive text messages to his ex-partner.

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Kevin Curd     –     Avon & Somerset Constabulary,

Avon & Somerset Police Headquarters, Portishead, BS20 8QJ Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Confidentiality
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On the 20th March 2022 whilst off-duty, PC CURD accessed a confidential call record
with no policing purpose to do so.
On the 20th March 2022 whilst off-duty, PC CURD accessed a confidential call record and
disclosed the contents to another individual with no policing purpose to do so.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Philip Heath     –     Greater Manchester Police,

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

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

Former PC Philip Heath will answer allegations that he formed a sexual relationship with a victim of crime that he met though his duties and did not disclose the relationship until he was challenged about this

And that between 25 March 2020 and 13 June 2020 whilst off duty he repeatedly breached the COVID regulations by visiting the female and on occasions staying overnight without reasonable excuse

Fri 4th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Unnamed Officer     –     Nottinghamshire Police,

Nottingham Police Headquarters

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in private.

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

An officer is due to face a gross misconduct accelerated hearing before Chief Constable Guildford at 9.00am Friday 4th November 2022 at Nottinghamshire Police Headquarters.

This Hearing will be held in private. The outcome will be reported on the force website.

Fri 4th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Bradley Francis     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Bradley Francis – CE BCU – is due to attend an Accelerated Misconduct Hearing, following his guilty plea for to the offence of Theft, Contrary to Section 1(1) and 7 of the Theft Act 1968.

The circumstances are that on 12 April 2022 at Stoke Newington Police Station, PC Francis stole cash to the value of £1,500, belonging to the Metropolitan Police Service.

At 1.17pm that same day Oyster card usage confirms that he boarded a bus outside Stoke Newington Police Station and travelled towards his home address. At approximately 2.25pm, £1,500 of cash was paid into his bank account via a Santander ATM machine.

Application to Attend

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

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 PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Application to Attend

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Maxwell Thompson     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Thompson was asked to assist with a member of public in the station office at Bromley who was believed to have been involved in a crime. It is alleged that PC Thompson used force which was not justified or necessary in the circumstances and was in any event disproportionate and unreasonable in order to detain this member of the public.

Application to Attend

Mon 7th November 2022, (time was not provided)

View on Misconduct 999

PC Lovbakke     –     Surrey Police,

Surrey Police Headquarters, Mount Browne, Sandy Ln, Guildford GU3 Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Fitness for work
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that former PC Lovbakke attended work and was on duty whilst the proportion of alcohol in a sample of breath exceeded the permitted upper limit of 13mg of alcohol per 100 ml of breath.

Mon 7th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Stephen Siddall     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

International Dispute Resolution Centre, 1 Paternoster Lane, St Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that between 2016 and 2018 PC Siddall conducted an inappropriate relationship with an adult female associated with the MPS cadets. It is also alleged that in 2018 PC Siddall purchased alcohol with MPS cadet funds and consumed it on duty and failed to complete or make arrangements for the completion of financial accounts in the year 2018/19.

Application to Attend

Mon 7th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Fraz Niwaz     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

Holiday Inn Stevenage, St George’s Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged:
At all material times, Mr Niwaz was a serving police officer, all matters are alleged to have taken place whilst Mr Niwaz was off-duty.
On 08 September 2017, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had tried to run him over, when he knew that was not true.
On 05 November 2019, Mr Niwaz signed a witness statement in which he stated that the complainant had threatened to kill his family, when he knew that was not true.
On 16 November 2019, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had licked his lips and touched his groin whilst looking at his young child, when he knew that was not true.
On 26 March 2021, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant used a CCTV camera to look at his children when he knew that was not true.
On 08 April 2021, Mr Niwaz stood whilst shouting and laughing hysterically at the complainant.
On 22 July 2021, Mr Niwaz shouted at the complainants.

Tue 8th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

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 PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Application to Attend

Tue 8th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Maxwell Thompson     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Thompson was asked to assist with a member of public in the station office at Bromley who was believed to have been involved in a crime. It is alleged that PC Thompson used force which was not justified or necessary in the circumstances and was in any event disproportionate and unreasonable in order to detain this member of the public.

Application to Attend

Tue 8th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Karl Longhurst     –     Dyfed Powys Police,

Ty Melyn, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.)

The hearing is to be held in public.

PS Longhurst had been in a sexual relationship a female member of the public and had pursued this relationship following official police contact with her despite her vulnerabilities.

The officer also failed to report the relationship to the force in accordance with force policy.

Whilst the female was in custody PS Longhurst made inappropriate sexual comments to her.

 

Tue 8th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Stephen Siddall     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

International Dispute Resolution Centre, 1 Paternoster Lane, St Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that between 2016 and 2018 PC Siddall conducted an inappropriate relationship with an adult female associated with the MPS cadets. It is also alleged that in 2018 PC Siddall purchased alcohol with MPS cadet funds and consumed it on duty and failed to complete or make arrangements for the completion of financial accounts in the year 2018/19.

Application to Attend

Tue 8th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Fraz Niwaz     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

Holiday Inn Stevenage, St George’s Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged:
At all material times, Mr Niwaz was a serving police officer, all matters are alleged to have taken place whilst Mr Niwaz was off-duty.
On 08 September 2017, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had tried to run him over, when he knew that was not true.
On 05 November 2019, Mr Niwaz signed a witness statement in which he stated that the complainant had threatened to kill his family, when he knew that was not true.
On 16 November 2019, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had licked his lips and touched his groin whilst looking at his young child, when he knew that was not true.
On 26 March 2021, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant used a CCTV camera to look at his children when he knew that was not true.
On 08 April 2021, Mr Niwaz stood whilst shouting and laughing hysterically at the complainant.
On 22 July 2021, Mr Niwaz shouted at the complainants.

Tue 8th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Bridgewater     –     West Midlands Police,

West Yorkshire Police Headquarters, 6 Laburnum Rd, Wakefield WF1 3QP Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

On 26th August 2022, whilst off duty driving his personal vehicle Police Sergeant 20671 Bridgewater drove whilst over the prescribed limit for alcohol.
On 13.09.2022, Police Sergeant Bridgewater pleaded guilty at court to driving with excess alcohol and was dealt with by way of a 27 month disqualification from driving and a fine.

Wed 9th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

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 PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Application to Attend

Wed 9th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Unnamed Officer (PC X)     –     Thames Valley Police,

Video conference

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

The hearing is in connection with allegations that the former officer engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a member of the public, accessed Thames Valley Police computer systems to search and view records relating to this person without a policing purpose and engaged in sexual activity with another individual while on duty.

Wed 9th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Maxwell Thompson     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Thompson was asked to assist with a member of public in the station office at Bromley who was believed to have been involved in a crime. It is alleged that PC Thompson used force which was not justified or necessary in the circumstances and was in any event disproportionate and unreasonable in order to detain this member of the public.

Application to Attend

Wed 9th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Karl Longhurst     –     Dyfed Powys Police,

Ty Melyn, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.)

The hearing is to be held in public.

PS Longhurst had been in a sexual relationship a female member of the public and had pursued this relationship following official police contact with her despite her vulnerabilities.

The officer also failed to report the relationship to the force in accordance with force policy.

Whilst the female was in custody PS Longhurst made inappropriate sexual comments to her.

 

Wed 9th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Stephen Siddall     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

International Dispute Resolution Centre, 1 Paternoster Lane, St Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that between 2016 and 2018 PC Siddall conducted an inappropriate relationship with an adult female associated with the MPS cadets. It is also alleged that in 2018 PC Siddall purchased alcohol with MPS cadet funds and consumed it on duty and failed to complete or make arrangements for the completion of financial accounts in the year 2018/19.

Application to Attend

Wed 9th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Fraz Niwaz     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

Holiday Inn Stevenage, St George’s Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged:
At all material times, Mr Niwaz was a serving police officer, all matters are alleged to have taken place whilst Mr Niwaz was off-duty.
On 08 September 2017, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had tried to run him over, when he knew that was not true.
On 05 November 2019, Mr Niwaz signed a witness statement in which he stated that the complainant had threatened to kill his family, when he knew that was not true.
On 16 November 2019, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had licked his lips and touched his groin whilst looking at his young child, when he knew that was not true.
On 26 March 2021, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant used a CCTV camera to look at his children when he knew that was not true.
On 08 April 2021, Mr Niwaz stood whilst shouting and laughing hysterically at the complainant.
On 22 July 2021, Mr Niwaz shouted at the complainants.

Thu 10th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

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 PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Application to Attend

Thu 10th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Unnamed Officer (PC X)     –     Thames Valley Police,

Video conference

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

The hearing is in connection with allegations that the former officer engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a member of the public, accessed Thames Valley Police computer systems to search and view records relating to this person without a policing purpose and engaged in sexual activity with another individual while on duty.

Thu 10th November 2022, 9:00am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Maxwell Thompson     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

The Piazza, Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Use of force
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

PC Thompson was asked to assist with a member of public in the station office at Bromley who was believed to have been involved in a crime. It is alleged that PC Thompson used force which was not justified or necessary in the circumstances and was in any event disproportionate and unreasonable in order to detain this member of the public.

Application to Attend

Thu 10th November 2022, 10:00am

View on Misconduct 999

Sgt Karl Longhurst     –     Dyfed Powys Police,

Ty Melyn, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.)

The hearing is to be held in public.

PS Longhurst had been in a sexual relationship a female member of the public and had pursued this relationship following official police contact with her despite her vulnerabilities.

The officer also failed to report the relationship to the force in accordance with force policy.

Whilst the female was in custody PS Longhurst made inappropriate sexual comments to her.

 

Thu 10th November 2022, 9:30am

View on Misconduct 999

PC Stephen Siddall     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

International Dispute Resolution Centre, 1 Paternoster Lane, St Paul’s, London, EC4M 7BQ Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Orders and instructions
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged that between 2016 and 2018 PC Siddall conducted an inappropriate relationship with an adult female associated with the MPS cadets. It is also alleged that in 2018 PC Siddall purchased alcohol with MPS cadet funds and consumed it on duty and failed to complete or make arrangements for the completion of financial accounts in the year 2018/19.

Application to Attend

Thu 10th November 2022, 10:00am

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PC Fraz Niwaz     –     Hertfordshire Constabulary,

Holiday Inn Stevenage, St George’s Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alleged:
At all material times, Mr Niwaz was a serving police officer, all matters are alleged to have taken place whilst Mr Niwaz was off-duty.
On 08 September 2017, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had tried to run him over, when he knew that was not true.
On 05 November 2019, Mr Niwaz signed a witness statement in which he stated that the complainant had threatened to kill his family, when he knew that was not true.
On 16 November 2019, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant had licked his lips and touched his groin whilst looking at his young child, when he knew that was not true.
On 26 March 2021, Mr Niwaz reported to the police that the complainant used a CCTV camera to look at his children when he knew that was not true.
On 08 April 2021, Mr Niwaz stood whilst shouting and laughing hysterically at the complainant.
On 22 July 2021, Mr Niwaz shouted at the complainants.

Fri 11th November 2022, (time was not provided)

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PC Toby Caswell     –     Metropolitan Police Service,

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, West Brompton, London, SW6 1TR Open map

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 PC Caswell was discriminatory and disrespectful to several other officers on Emergency Response Team from 2019 to 2021. He used language and acted in a manner that belittled, mocked and humiliated three officers in particular.

Application to Attend

Fri 11th November 2022, 10:00am

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Unnamed Officer (PC X)     –     Thames Valley Police,

Video conference

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

The hearing is in connection with allegations that the former officer engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a member of the public, accessed Thames Valley Police computer systems to search and view records relating to this person without a policing purpose and engaged in sexual activity with another individual while on duty.

Fri 11th November 2022, 10:00am

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Sgt Karl Longhurst     –     Dyfed Powys Police,

Ty Melyn, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached (No further information has been provided by the force about the alleged Standards of professional behavior which were breached.)

The hearing is to be held in public.

PS Longhurst had been in a sexual relationship a female member of the public and had pursued this relationship following official police contact with her despite her vulnerabilities.

The officer also failed to report the relationship to the force in accordance with force policy.

Whilst the female was in custody PS Longhurst made inappropriate sexual comments to her.

 

Mon 14th November 2022, 10:00am

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PC Ricky Eagles     –     Thames Valley Police,

Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NX Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alledged that on 13 October 2022 in which it is alleged that PC Eagles, whilst off duty placed himself on duty after consuming alcohol and used force whilst arresting a man.

Tue 15th November 2022, 10:00am

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PC Ricky Eagles     –     Thames Valley Police,

Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NX Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alledged that on 13 October 2022 in which it is alleged that PC Eagles, whilst off duty placed himself on duty after consuming alcohol and used force whilst arresting a man.

Wed 16th November 2022, 10:00am

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PC Ricky Eagles     –     Thames Valley Police,

Thames Valley Police Headquarters, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2NX Open map

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

The hearing is to be held in public.

It is alledged that on 13 October 2022 in which it is alleged that PC Eagles, whilst off duty placed himself on duty after consuming alcohol and used force whilst arresting a man.

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