Police Misconduct Appeal – Ex CI Paul Cahill

The Chair has determined that this hearing will be held in private.


Tribunal information

Ex CI Paul Cahill appeal against the outcome following findings made under the Police Conduct Regulation of 2012.


Findings made under the 2012 Conduct Regulations:

Ex CI Paul Cahill was dismissed without notice on 27th September 2017 in relation to matters for which he received a conditional discharge in September 2015.


Standards of Professional Behaviour breached:

The decision at the Hearing was that Ex CI Paul Cahill breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour, in particular those paragraphs relating to:

  • Discreditable Conduct


Outcome following misconduct hearing

Dismissal without notice.



The appeal was upheld. The panel determined that there was a procedural failure at the Special Case Hearing held on 27th September 2016. Therefore, it was ordered that the matter of outcome be remitted for rehearing before a fresh Chair, pursuant to Rule 22(2)-(3) of the 2012 PAT Rules.

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