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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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Price misconduct hearing shelved

Cleveland Police chief Sean Price faced 11 other misconduct allegations Credit: PA

A further misconduct hearing for sacked chief constable Sean Price relating to 11 other gross misconduct allegations will no longer take place, Cleveland Police Authority said.

However, Price remains on police bail pending further inquiries in relation to Operation Sacristy, a wide-ranging inquiry into alleged police misconduct.

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