Nottinghamshire Police says it has voluntarily referred itself to the IPCC in relation to its handling of the Amber Peat case.
We made a voluntary referral to the IPCC and will fully support their investigation. Referrals like this are part of standard procedure for cases with such high public interest, we do this to ensure transparency.
A misconduct hearing heard the officer text an acquaintance about the discovery of the missing teen's body before it was made public.
Tributes to missing 13-year-old Mansfield girl Amber Peat have been placed close to where a body was found.
Nottinghamshire Police have held a press conference after the disappearance of 13-year-old Amber Peat.