Police Misconduct Appeal – Ex PC Barry Searle-Dighton

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018
Time: 10:00am
Venue: City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA


Tribunal information

Ex PC Barry Searle-Dighton appeal against the findings and sanction made under the Police Conduct Regulations 2012.


Findings made under the 2012 Conduct Regulations:

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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