As a police officer, and particularly as a chief constable, Sean Price's behaviour and attitude over this matter was completely unacceptable and the sanction imposed is wholly appropriate.
His actions have seriously undermined his reputation and his credibility.
I am pleased that the witnesses in this process have found the courage and strength to make a stand and challenge the most senior person in the force.
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