Notice of Police Appeal Tribunal - Ex PC Barry Searle-Dighton

Finding made under the Police Conduct Regulations 2012

Whilst on duty in plain clothes, the officer used excessive force on a member of the public at the scene of an incident.

Standards of Professional Behaviour Breached

The panel found that Ex PC Barry Searle-Dighton breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour, in particular those paragraphs relating to:

Use of Force
Discreditable Conduct

Outcome following Misconduct Hearing

Dismissal without notice.


The Appeal was adjourned.

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