publication . Book . 2015

Chief officer misconduct in policing: an exploratory study

Hales, Gavin; May, Tiggey; Belur, J.; Hough, Mike;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2015
  • Publisher: College of Policing
  • Country: United Kingdom
Key findings\ud This study has examined cases of alleged misconduct involving chief police officers and staff.\ud The aim was to describe the nature of cases that have come to light, examine the perceived\ud pathways that led to misconduct, and suggest ways of mitigating the risks of misconduct. The\ud study is based on interviews with key stakeholders and with investigating officers in chief\ud officer misconduct cases since April 2008. These cases involved only a small minority of chief\ud officers over the time-period in question.\ud What sorts of cases have come to light since 2008?\ud  Cases involving chief officer misconduct fell into two broad categories...
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