PI Matthew Goldspink Misconduct Hearing Outcome

Outcome published Mon 14th Feb 2022, 22 working days after the hearing ended

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Inspector Matthew Goldspink of British Transport Police

Standards of professional behavior that have allegedly been breached

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

Allegations Proven

  • Authority, respect and courtesy
  • Conduct

Sanction: Dismissal Without Notice


On the 13th and 14th January 2022, PI Matthew Goldspink attended a misconduct hearing at 10 Toft Green York to answer allegations that in September 2020, he utilized power imbalances to make sexualized comments to a younger, female officer that was junior in rank to him and/or that he had line management responsibility for. He further failed to treat his colleagues with either respect or courtesy.

British Transport Police
  • Stats since 1st January 2022
  • 12 Misconduct Hearings
    92% held in public

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