Cleveland Police chief constable Sean Price has been sacked after an Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation.
"Sean Price's attempts to mislead the IPCC investigation by lying and putting pressure on a member of staff to lie on his behalf were shameful," IPCC Commissioner Nicholas Long said in a strongly worded statement.
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