Misconduct hearings for police officers and special constables are held in public.

The chair of the panel is drawn from a list of legally qualified people independent of the police.

The hearings take place at Gablecross Police Station (Shrivenham Road, South Marston Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 4RB.)

Notice of misconduct hearings are published at least five working days before they start.

In a misconduct hearing, the panel hears the facts of the case, often with the assistance of live witnesses to help them make a determination.

If the officer, or special constable is found to have committed gross misconduct the sanctions available to the panel are:

  • Dismissal without notice
  • Dismissal with notice
  • Final written warning
  • Written warning
  • Management advice.

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