To attend a misconduct hearing

Date published: 08 September 2021 08:36

Apply to attend a Forthcoming Misconduct

Hearing

To attend a forthcoming hearing please complete the application form. Identify which Hearing you are requesting to attend, then click 'Submit form' in the top right hand corner, or save the form and email:

PROFSTAN_Operational_Support_Team@southyorks.pnn.police.uk.

Conditions of entry for the Public and Press attending a Public Misconduct Hearing (PDF).

Forthcoming Hearing

 

Officer's name: PC 1601 David Warwick    

Date of the hearing: Wednesday 15th to Friday 17th September 2021  

Time of the hearing: 10am on Wednesday 15th September 2021

The place at which the hearing will take place: The Professional Standards Department, Sheffield.  Authorised members of the public, wishing to attend the misconduct hearing should attend at The Lifewise Centre, Maltby (full details provided to the successful applicants). 

A description of the alleged conduct: 

It is alleged that on 20 July 2020, whilst at Shepcote Lane Police Station,  PC Warwick was in conversation with another police officer who is of British Indian heritage. It is alleged that during that conversation, in jest he used a racist, offensive, inappropriate and or discriminatory word.

 

 It is alleged that on 20 July 2020, when learning of an Asian male who was 105 years old, PC Warwick made a comment in the following or similar terms:  

“Maybe I should start eating curry.”

The above comment  was racially offensive, included the use of a racial stereotype, inappropriate; and/or discriminatory in nature. 

 

The above conduct breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour relating to Discreditable Conduct and Equality and Diversity and taken together amounts to gross misconduct.