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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Kirk, who was part of the local policing team for Billingham, was found to have breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of discreditable conduct.
Nine officers were dismissed for offences ranging from discreditable conduct, corrupt practices, disobedience to lawful order and falsehood.
It is appropriate here to exonerate everyone in social services and in policing accused by them of discreditable conduct.
Sairah Zafar was thrown out dismissed of the force after being found guilty of misconduct and discreditable conduct for claiming cash to which she was not entitled for shifts and training.
The officer appeared before a disciplinary hearing last month accused of discreditable conduct.
The officer, who had been based at Bedworth, was convicted of harassment and subsequently sacked for breaching the standards of professional behaviour, in particular those relating to discreditable conduct.
Pogmore had pleaded guilty to four counts of misconduct in a public office at an earlier hearing and had already been fired from the police for discreditable conduct after an internal investigation.
The disciplinary hearing, conducted by Chief Constable Martin Jelley, found Bemowski, who was most recently based at Bedworth, had breached standards of professional behaviour, in particular those relating to discreditable conduct.
Now he faces six counts of breaching professional standards, including discreditable conduct and breaching confidentiality.
Chief Constable David Thompson found that PC Hughes had breached professional standards in relation to honesty and integrity and discreditable conduct, amounting to gross misconduct.
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.
Instead he has shown flawed judgment and been found guilty of eight counts of misconduct including two of discreditable conduct.