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Gross misconduct outcomes

We publish details of gross misconduct allegations and outcomes against North Yorkshire Police officers and staff.

Outcome of most recent misconduct hearing.

On the 20/12/2017 a special case hearing was held for Detective Constable 211 Hogg, the hearing was held in private.

On the 23rd November 2017, Detective Constable 211 Hogg was found guilty of the following criminal offences, the offences related to a period between 1983 and 1986.

  • Indecent Assault on a Male Person, contrary to section 15(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956.
  • Indecency with a Child, contrary to section 1(1) of the Indecency with Children Act 1960.
  • Indecent Assault on a Male Person, contrary to section 15(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956.
  • Indecent Assault on a Male Person, contrary to section 15(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956.
  • Indecent Assault on a Male Person, contrary to section 15(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956.

DC Hogg was sentenced to two and a half years (30 months) imprisonment on Thursday 23rd November 2017.

Thereby behaving in a manner which brought discredit to North Yorkshire Police and undermined public confidence in the Police service.

Contrary to Paragraph 9, Standards of Professional Behaviour, The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012.

Reasons for Determination:

As a result of the above proceedings on the 20th December 2017, it was determined that the case presented a breach of the standards of professional behaviour, namely discreditable conduct. Evidence presented in particular the criminal conviction on 23rd November 2017 at Sheffield Crown Court met the threshold for gross misconduct and it is in the public interest that the officer ceased to be a police officer with immediate effect.

Reasons for Outcome:

  1. The conviction as a serving officer at Sheffield Crown Court on 23rd November 2017 for five criminal offences of indecent assault/indecency which occurred prior to being a police officer.
  2. Sentenced to 2 and a half years imprisonment for these offences and the recommendation that he be on the sex offenders register indefinitely.
  3. Significant discredit/undermining of public confidence as a result of the conviction

As a consequence of the evidence presented, consideration of service record and the public interest/expectation of the professional behaviour of officers it is proportionate and justified that in view of the various possible outcomes that dismissal without notice is the most appropriate outcome.

 

All Outcomes of previous misconduct hearings are held on the below spreadsheet

Previous Gross Misconduct Outcomes[xls]