Sean Price is the first police chief constable to be dismissed for gross misconduct for 35 years.
The last officer to be fired on the charge was Stanley Parr, who lost his job as Lancashire Constabulary’s Chief Constable in 1977.
Former North Yorkshire chief constable Grahame Maxwell left the force, but avoided the sack, after admitting to gross misconduct in 2011.
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