Boston police officer given another chance at misconduct hearing

A Lincolnshire Police officer was given another chance when she faced a misconduct hearing on allegations of breaching standards of professional behaviour.

Police Constable Claire Riches is facing a misconduct hearing.

Police Constable Claire Riches, who is based at Boston Police Station, yesterday (Tuesday) faced a number of allegations regarding:

- Confidentiality

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- Orders and Instructions

- Discreditable Conduct

The allegations refer to a period between September 2019 and February 2021 and according to Lincolnshire Police amounted to gross misconduct.

Chair of the hearing was Chief Constable Chris Haward and PC Riches received a Final Written Warning.