News Professional Discipline 4th Mar 2020

Michael Rawlinson successfully defends Nottinghamshire Police Constable at gross misconduct hearing

Michael Rawlinson has successfully defended a Nottinghamshire PC who faced allegations of gross misconduct.

The officer faced dismissal, having been accused of using excessive force and assault against a detained youth.

Following a four-day contested hearing, the allegations were dismissed by the panel in their entirety.

The Nottinghamshire Police Federation issued a short statement in respect of the case, which can be found here.

Michael is a member of the Professional Discipline Team, and regularly acts for police officers of all ranks across the country in misconduct, criminal and inquest proceedings.

Michael was instructed in this case by Kristina Lancaster of DACB solicitors, Leeds.

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