Lancashire Police Officer Will Not Face Gross Misconduct Hearing After Threatening To Make Something Up In Order To Arrest A male

A police officer who threatened to  “make something up” in order to arrest Adam Kidger during an encounter in Accrington last which was captured on film will not face a gross misconduct hearing it has been revealed

The IOPC said “Our investigation into an incident in Coach Road, Accrington involving an altercation between a Lancashire police officer and a member of the public is now complete.

“We have referred our findings to Lancashire Police, who agree that one of the officers we investigated has a case to answer for misconduct.

We found there was no case to answer for another officer we investigated.

“A misconduct meeting will be scheduled by the force in due course.”


Lancashire Constabulary
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 13 Misconduct Hearings
    100% held in public