What is the time commitment?
Misconduct cases are triggered by the officer receiving notice of misconduct proceedings. Cases are unpredictable in nature, and may last a couple of days, or a number of weeks. The Police and Crime Commissioner holds a list of misconduct panel members who have been selected through an appointment process, and a member is selected for each hearing on a rota basis (depending on availability). On average, each member may be asked to attend a hearing two or three times in a 12 month period. In addition to attending misconduct hearings, there is a requirement to attend training and other relevant events.