South Yorkshire Police employee used 'inappropriate sexualised comments'

A member of staff at South Yorkshire Police faced misconduct proceedings over their use of 'inappropriate sexualised comments' at work.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 9:01 am

The employee attended a misconduct hearing last week, where three instances of such language were discussed.

South Yorkshire Police said the worker accepted breaching expected standards of behaviour and was issued with a final warning.

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A member of staff at South Yorkshire Police was the subject of misconduct proceedings

In a statement, the force said: “The staff member was subject to three specific breaches of which consisted of inappropriate sexualised comments that had been made in the presence of a number of colleagues.

“The staff member accepted that they had breached the standards of professional behaviour regarding authority, respect and courtesy.

“The staff member accepted that the conduct amounted to misconduct and the chair determined that the most appropriate outcome was a final written warning.”

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