Please could you provide the following information broken down by calendar years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 (or the latest available data):
a) the total number of allegations of misconduct or gross misconduct made against officers in your force
b) the number of officers who have retired from your force while there is an active allegation of misconduct or gross misconduct against them
c) the number of officers in your force who have resigned before misconduct, gross misconduct or other disciplinary proceedings have completed
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.