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Misconduct allegations against officer found proven

News   •   Jan 18, 2019 13:37 GMT

PC Domantas Burneckas, based at Westminster Borough Operational Command Unit answered allegations that his conduct amounted to breaches of Standards of Professional Behaviour, in respect of Equality & Diversity and Discreditable Conduct.

It was alleged that on 22 March 2017, PC Burneckas sent inappropriate, offensive or otherwise discriminatory messages to colleagues via social media.

It was alleged that in doing so, PC Burneckas breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of Equality and Diversity and Discreditable Conduct. Further, this conduct is alleged to amount to gross misconduct.

The panel - chaired by a legally qualified chair - found the allegations as proven.

PC Burneckas was subsequently dismissed without notice.