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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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Sacked police chief says dismissal 'incorrect'

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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