Misconduct hearing to be held in public

Name of officer: PC Joseph Thompson

Currently based at: MO8 - RTPC

Date of the hearing: 8 to 10 November 2021

Time: 10am

Venue of hearing: International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), 1 Paternoster Lane, EC4M 7BQ

PC Joseph Thompson, based at MO8 - RTPC, will answer allegations that his conduct amounted to breaches of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of:

  • Equality and Diversity
  • Discreditable Conduct

It is alleged that, on 6 October 2020, PC Joseph Thompson published on his Facebook account posts of a homophobic and sexist nature.

The matter set out above is alleged to amount to gross misconduct and is so serious as to justify dismissal.

The hearing will start at 10am hours on Monday 8 November 2021 and is listed for three days.

The identity of victims/witnesses will be protected during the hearing as appropriate.

If you wish to attend please register via our website.

Please ensure that you have read the conditions of entry prior to booking.

Please note that reduced numbers and Covid-19 social distancing restrictions will be enforced within the public gallery until further notice.