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A police officer from the Durham force has been found guilty of gross misconduct by a disciplinary panel.
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– Tracey McCourt, Leonard McCourt's sister-in-law
"Our hearts were crushed, yet again, following the disciplinary panel's decision. We cannot understand how a panel could find PC Richard Clark guilty of every allegation that was raised against him and then allow him to keep his job. This, in our opinion, does not restore public faith in Durham Constabulary as a force."
The sister in law of a man who died while in police custody says her family's "hearts were crushed" after an officer involved in the case was found guilty of gross misconduct by a disciplinary panel but then allowed to continue in his job.
PC Richard Clark was one of three Durham Police officers involved in the arrest of Leonard McCourt in September 2010. They used pepper spray on Mr McCourt after being called to a disturbance at the 44 year old's house in Seaham.
The IPCC panel found that the officers failed to check that Mr McCourt was all right on the journey to Peterlee police station and didn't administer CPR properly. The other officers involved have since left the force and were not required to attend the hearing.
Speaking from her home in County Durham today, Mr McCourt's sister in law Tracey McCourt said her family cannot understand PC Richard Clark has been allowed to keep his job. Mrs McCourt said "This, in our opinion, does not restore public faith in Durham Constabulary as a force."
A police officer from the Durham force has been found guilty of gross misconduct by a disciplinary panel, but will keep his job.
He was one of three officers involved in the arrest of Leonard McCourt, who died in custody in September 2010.
They used pepper spray on Mr McCourt after being called to a disturbance at his house in Seaham.
However, they failed to check he was alright on the journey to Peterlee police station and did not administer CPR properly.
A report by the police watchdog listed a catalogue of failures and an inquest recorded a verdict of misadventure.
The other officers involved have since left the force and no criminal charges have been brought against them.
A misconduct hearing is being held to investigate the actions of officers from Durham Police involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody.
Leonard McCourt, from Seaham, died at Peterlee police station in September 2010.
An Independent Police Complaints Commission report ruled that the actions of the officers were 'wholly inadequate' and an inquest ruled his death was caused by misadventure.