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Police Officers Investigated for Breaching Professional Standards 2008-2018

Date of request: May 25, 2018
Posted in: Policing Professional Standards
Reference: 715/18

Request

a) the number of police officers investigated since 2005, on a per year basis, for breach of the police’s Professional Standards.

b) of those investigated, the number dismissed from employment.

Response

Please see our response in the table below; due to a change in recording we are unable to provide any information prior to December 2008. The information is based on Police Officers internal conduct matters only which reflect the Standards of Professional Behaviour.

Year (Calendar) Officers under investigation Dismissed from employment
2008 (from 12/2008) 1 0
2009 82 0
2010 56 1
2011 86 1
2012 143 5
2013 109 3
2014 95 3
2015 85 7
2016 91 13
2017 84 9
2018 (to 30/05/2018) 27 2
Total 859 44

 

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