Police Misconduct Appeal – Ex PS Frank Partridge

Date: Wednesday 7 December 2016
Time: 10:00am
Venue: City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA

Tribunal information

Ex PS Frank Partridge appeal against the findings and sanction made under the Police Conduct regulations of 2012.


Finding made under the 2012 Conduct Regulations:

  1. The panel found it proved that: on four occasions, on 4th March and 12th July 2014 and on 22nd January and 23rd June 2015, ex PS Frank Partridge dishonestly travelled in a first class carriage on National Rail knowing that his membership of the Association of Train Operating Companies (“ATOC”) rail concession scheme did not entitle him to do so.

Standards of Professional Behaviour breached:

The panel found that ex PS Frank Partridge breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to:

  • Honesty and Integrity

  • Abiding by force policies

  • Undermining confidence in the police service

The panel found that ex PS Frank Partridge’s conduct, together with the corresponding breaches of Standards of Professional Behaviour, taken both individually and collectively, were so serious as to amount to Gross Misconduct.

Outcome following misconduct hearing

Ex PS Frank Partridge was dismissed without notice


The Appeal was dismissed.