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Ancillary Equipment Misuse (4971_14)


The number of police officers who have been subject to professional standards investigations into the misuse of emergency ancillary equipment (blue flashing/strobe lights, two-tone horn/siren), and the investigations outcome in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013.


a) 5 cases in 2010; 1 officer involved in each.

2 upheld; 1 officer received Management Advice, 1 officer received a Written Warning.

1 x Locally Resolved

1 x Not upheld

1 x Withdrawn 

b) 1 case in 2011; Unidentified officer.  Matter withdrawn 

c) 1 case in 2012; 1 officer involved.  Matter dispensed with. 

d) No cases found in 2013.


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