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Independent Members for Misconduct Panels

Closing Date: February 14th, 2014


Police and Crime Commissioners are required to maintain lists of independent people to sit on police misconduct panels.

The Police and Crime Commissioners in the Eastern Region (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk) are seeking new panel members as the period in office for existing members will expire during 2014.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have an understanding of the need for high standards of conduct in the police service and a commitment to fairness and equality.  The qualities sought include strong analytical and communication skills, self-confidence and the ability to take a balanced, open minded and objective approach to issues presented.

Independent members will be expected to be available to attend misconduct hearings in any of the above policing areas.

 Members may also be required, on a rotational basis, to sit on the Beds/Herts/Cambs Integrity and Standards Committee.

 A daily allowance for attending hearings is payable, together with travel and subsistence costs.

 Further information and the application form are available on the right hand side of your screen or by contacting Lynsey Brown on 01954 71 3261 or

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 14 February 2014.

Interviews will be held week commencing 3 March 2014.

Successful candidates will be required to attend the training session on Thursday 15 May 2014 before they may sit on a misconduct panel.  Candidates must be available for these dates.