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Officer cleared of gross misconduct

News   •   Feb 14, 2018 16:57 GMT

A police constable based at Twickenham has been cleared of gross misconduct. 

PC Damian Catherall attended a public misconduct hearing on Monday, 12 February to answer allegations that his conduct amounted to a breach of the Met’s standards of professional behaviour in respect of use of force, authority, respect and courtesy and discreditable conduct.

It was alleged that on 19 December 2014 PC Catherall used disproportionate force towards a male during a stop and search in the street.

Having carefully considered all the evidence the panel, led by an independent chair, found the allegations not proven on Wednesday, 14 February.