Misconduct hearing for PC Alexei Zalesskiy and PC Conor Ryan
Notice of hearing to be held in public
Name of the officers concerned: PC Alexei Zalesskiy and PC Conor Ryan
Date: 3 to 5 January 2023
Location: Empress State Building, Lillie Road, SW6 1TR
The conduct that is the subject matter of the case and how that conduct is alleged to amount to misconduct or gross misconduct as the case may be, as set out in the notice given in accordance with Regulation 21(1):
It is alleged that on 17 April 2021 both officers attended reports of large numbers of youths causing disorder, possibly armed with knives at a public location in North London.
A 14 year old male at the location spat at the officers and ran from them. The officers detained and arrested the male a short distance away, using force to do so.
It is alleged that in doing so the following Standards of Professional Behaviour have been breached:
Use of Force
Honesty and Integrity
The matter set out above is alleged to amount to gross misconduct in that it is so serious as to justify dismissal.
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