discreditable conduct

discreditable conduct

conduct by a professional person which is likely to bring sufficient discredit to the profession generally that the public's confidence in it is reduced. Penalties imposed by the registering authority may be as severe as deregistration.
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In July a sergeant was accused of four counts of discreditable conduct and was dismissed after a misconduct hearing.
A further 22 officers were being investigated under the Criminal Justice and Licensing Act, 13 for perverting the course of justice, eight for discreditable conduct, six for neglect of duty and six for theft.
And in August this year, Temporary Chief Inspector Lee Rukin faced charges of breaching guidelines of honesty and integrity, and discreditable conduct.
While Mr Barton was cleared on two counts regarding honesty and integrity, discreditable conduct and reporting improper conduct, investigators from North Yorkshire Police found there was a case to answer regarding his duties and responsibilities.
Instead he has shown flawed judgement and been found guilty of eight counts of misconduct, including two of discreditable conduct.
Instead he has shown flawed judgment and been found guilty of eight counts of misconduct including two of discreditable conduct.
There was one key individual missing from last month's hearing, where the officer faced charges of gross misconduct for breaching standards of professional behaviour of honesty, integrity, fitness for duty and discreditable conduct.
In my opinion the evidence and the surrounding circumstances do give an indication of an issue of honesty and integrity and/or discreditable conduct, not merely naive or poor professional judgment.
The commission said the former chief constable "had a case to answer for discreditable conduct and abuse of authority, breaches which, if proven in a disciplinary hearing, would amount to gross misconduct as they would justify dismissal".
Two were found guilty of discreditable conduct while a third officer was sacked because of honesty and integrity issues.
One was charged with discreditable conduct and the other for neglect of duty