A chief constable said he was "extremely disappointed" to be sacked after being found guilty of gross misconduct.
Sean Price, who has been dismissed from Cleveland Police, said: "I am extremely disappointed with the result today. I believe the disciplinary proceedings have sadly come to an incorrect conclusion."
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