LQC – Misconduct Hearings (12252_17)
-What is the daily rate you pay your legally qualified chair for misconduct panels?
-Are there any other fees you pay your LQC for any work related to misconduct hearings, preparations and report writing? If so, please give details
-What is the daily rate you pay your supporting members of misconduct panels?
-Are there any other fees you pay to misconduct panel members for any relevant work? If so, please give details
-Are officers subject to misconduct proceedings able to claim expenses, eg for travel? If so please give details
-Please release full details of all expenses claimed in connection with misconduct hearings, investigation, preparation and reports, broken down by each hearing for the last twelve months
-How many misconduct hearings have you held in the last twelve months and how long did they last for?
Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.