R (On the Application of Humpherson) v Police Appeals Tribunal [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWHC 2424
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Gross Misconduct; Dismissal; Police

The claimant was employed as a police officer for 22 years. The issue leading to this case was that he met a woman on a dating app and arranged to meet her. He told her that he was a police officer and she also worked for the police (albeit she was not an officer). The claimant travelled to work on a police motorbike and in uniform. He met the claimant on this journey and went into her car. He brought his notebook with him to avoid the meeting looking suspicious. At this point, the woman exposed her underwear and one of her breasts. Nothing further occurred at this point but the woman shared photos with the claimant later that day. The claimant also shared a photo of his genitals with the

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This article is correct at 19/10/2022
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