A chief constable sacked by Cleveland Police for gross misconduct said he will continue a legal claim that he was unlawfully arrested and detained.
When the judgment was delivered and I was offered the chance to put forward mitigation I declined - the panel was mistaken in their finding and I could not seek to argue for a lesser punishment for something I haven't done.
I will therefore be discussing with my lawyers over the next few days how this can be addressed.
Whilst the burden of proof at misconduct hearings is of a lower standard, I am still perplexed as to why a misconduct panel could have found against me in the light of the evidence presented...
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