Nottingham police officer dismissed after gross misconduct findings

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A police officer has been dismissed from Nottinghamshire Police following an internal conduct hearing.

PC Ateeq Syed, 39, based at Radford Road Police Station was dismissed following a misconduct hearing held between 13 and 17 February 2017.

The panel found he had breached the standards of professional behaviour in relation to sexually inappropriate, degrading, and unprofessional conduct towards female colleagues.

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Syed denied six allegations of gross misconduct which had occurred between 24 February 2014 and 1 December 2015.

The panel found against him on five counts and he was dismissed. He is entitled to appeal the decision.

DI Louise Jordan, said: “We expect the highest standards of behaviour from those employed by Nottinghamshire Police. The actions of officers define us as a police force and are paramount to protecting the public and maintaining their trust and confidence in the policing of Nottinghamshire.

“Ensuring officers and staff who serve the public act in line with our values is of great importance and we will continue to hold your trust in us in our highest regard.

“We will act accordingly, transparently and honestly where we recognise a failure.”

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