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Cleveland Police chief sacked

The chief constable of Cleveland Police who used his influence to recruit the daughter of a high-ranking former colleague has been sacked. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has found him guilty of gross misconduct.

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IPCC: Conduct of sacked police chief 'shameful'

Sean Price has been found guilty of gross misconduct Credit: PA

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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