neglect of duty

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ne·glect of du·ty

, omission of duty
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In October, President Rodrigo Duterte sacked ERC chair Jose Salazar over allegations of corruption, misconduct, and neglect of duty.
I told him to investigate and file the charges (of) neglect of duty, serious neglect of duty, or really worst is you are into prot.
Deputy Chief Constable, Steve Ashman, of Northumbria Police, said: "We can confirm that two officers are currently suspended for neglect of duty.
11, Steven Thomas Keene pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and an added misdemeanor count of neglect of duty during a hearing before Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge Alexander C.
Tait appealed the finding on allegations of neglect of duty and insubordination and the penalty imposed by the presiding officer that he be dismissed from the Blood Tribe Police Service.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Thirteen noncommissioned officers were arrested and an investigation was launched against four others for neglect of duty when contraband whisky and tobacco were found onboard the Turkish warship TCG Bafra, which returned to yzmir after completing its mission in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (KKTC), the Star daily reported on Monday.
Even though the force isn't interested in investigating what went on within the apartment, the two face disciplinary charges such as neglect of duty, violation of duty and abandonment of their responsibilities.
But it has now emerged Anderson, who admitted neglect of duty in March last year, quit Lothian and Borders Police after the Record exposed the scandal last month.
Just under half of the complaints blamed officers for incivility, neglect of duty or assaults.
The most common areas for complaints were incivility (222 allegations), neglect of duty (349) and assault (143).
Despite general public disgust at Sir Stuart Bell's persistent neglect of duty, numerous letters in the Gazette from regular contributors and a number of non-Labour councillors, what has actually changed?
The list of shame includes 41 accusations of neglect of duty, 26 disciplinary actions over abuse of email or the internet and 15 allegations of inappropriate behaviour over the threeyear period.