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 PCC holds a list of legally qualified chairs who have been selected through an appointment process, and a Chair is selected for each hearing on a rota basis (depending on availability). On average, each Chair may be asked to Chair a hearing two or three times in a 12 month period. In addition to chairing misconduct hearings, there is a requirement to attend training and other relevant events.