Notts police officer dismissed for ‘sexually inappropriate’ gross misconduct

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A police officer has been dismissed for inappropriate conduct towards female colleagues.

PC Ateeq Syed, 39, was dismissed following a misconduct hearing held between February 13 and 17.

The panel found he had breached the standards of professional behaviour in relation to sexually inappropriate, degrading and unprofessional conduct towards female colleagues.

Syed, based at Radford Road Police Station, denied six allegations of gross misconduct which had occurred between February 24, 2014 and December 1, 2015.

The panel found against him on five counts. He is entitled to appeal the decision.

DI Louise Jordan, said: “We expect the highest standards of behaviour from those employed by Nottinghamshire Police.

“The actions of officers define us as a police force and are paramount to protecting the public and maintaining their trust and confidence in the policing of Nottinghamshire.

“Ensuring officers and staff who serve the public act in line with our values is of great importance and we will continue to hold your trust in us in our highest regard.

“We will act accordingly, transparently and honestly where we recognise a failure.”

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