Findings and outcomes of public misconduct hearings

May 2017

PC Kerry Reynolds – based in North London - was found to have committed gross misconduct whilst making an arrest at King's Cross station on 18 February 2016.

The panel heard that the force used by PC Reynolds during this arrest was unnecessary, unreasonable and disproportionate.

It also found PC Reynolds to have breached parts of the following Standards of Professional Behaviour:

Authority, Respect and Courtesy

Confidentiality, Orders and Instructions

PC Reynolds has been dismissed without notice.

March 2017

PC Peter Crofts, who was based at King’s Cross St Pancras, was found to have committed gross misconduct while on duty during an incident in March 2016 at St Pancras railway station.

PC Crofts was found to be in breach of the following Standards of Professional Behaviour:

  • Authority, Respect and Courtesy
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Use of Force
  • Discreditable Conduct

He used excessive and unnecessary force on a member of public following their arrest.

He has been dismissed without notice after a misconduct hearing found him guilty of gross misconduct.