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Public Misconduct Hearings

As of 1st May 2015 Police Misconduct Hearings may be heard in public. There will be certain situations where it will be necessary and appropriate for all, or parts of, a police disciplinary or appeal hearing to be held in private. The senior officer or legally-qualified person chairing the panel will make this decision.

We will publish public Police Misconduct Hearings below. Applications to attend can be sent to our Professional Standards Department where they will be considered individually.

The publication of outcome notices from misconduct hearings will be made available to the public on this page for a period of 28 days.


Police Misconduct Hearings 

South Wales Police will hold a Special Case Hearing at Cardiff Central Police Station, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NN commencing 3pm Friday 31st January 2020, concerning Police Constable 5561 David Lee Shanahan of the Northern Basic Command Unit.

The Hearing will consider allegations of Honesty & Integrity, Fitness for Work and Discreditable Conduct arising from a positive substance misuse test conducted during November 2019.
Any person(s) wishing to attend this hearing are required to contact the South Wales Police Press Office via Press.office@south-wales.pnn.police.uk in advance of the hearing, so that arrangements can be made for their attendance.

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