Senior police admitted "mistakes were made" when a pregnant woman was handcuffed for 11 hours and was left naked from the waist up for 13 minutes.
On this occasion, mistakes were made, the officers got it wrong and received formal discipline sanctions for their actions. We apologise to the complainant for this fact.
In November 2011 the force implemented a rigorous audit procedure into our custody suites and identified several of the organisational learning issues highlighted by the IPCC investigation, which it received in March this year.
These have since been addressed.
– Detective superintendent Jackie Alexander, head of force professional standards directorate.
Police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission, ruled that the pregnant woman had been inappropriately left in handcuffs for exceptional periods of time.
It said there had been a failure to provide her with adequate information to enable her to provide officers with details to allow effective childcare.
Yesterday, following a two-day misconduct hearing at Nottinghamshire Police headquarters in Nottingham, an inspector and sergeant from the force received final written warnings while another sergeant was given a written warning in relation to the incident.