Medomsley Officers enter pleas

21st November 2019

Two former members of staff who used to work at Medomsley Detention Centre, County Durham appeared before Teesside Crown Court today to enter their pleas. The former staff members were accused of sexually and physically abusing young inmates at Medomsley Detention Centre. The hearing took place before Judge Crowson. Ian Nicholson, 74, pleaded not guilty […]

Police gross misconduct hearing for officer

P.C. Oliver Norris is to face a Police Disciplinary Panel following allegations he abused his position for sexual purposes concerning his contact with two women in 2016 and 2017. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) oversees Police misconduct matters in England and Wales.  The IOPC undertook its own investigation into the allegations against P.C. […]

Northumbria Police Officer keeps job after using excessive force

A Police Misconduct Panel gave a final written warning to a Police Officer after unreasonable force was used against a 14 year old boy in Sunderland City Centre. The incident happened on 24 January 2018.  The Officer was P.C. Osmond. CCTV is reported as showing the Officer struggling to detain the youth.  The footage is […]

Northumbria Police latest police disciplinary outcomes

12th November 2019

Northumbria Police have published their latest disciplinary outcomes for the period June – August 2019. During the above period a number of Police misconduct hearings were held. The outcomes ranged from no action being taken against individual Officers to one Police Constable being dismissed from the force without notice – the most severe disciplinary sanction […]