A South Yorkshire Police officer has been dismissed without notice after accessing the police computer with no legitimate policing purpose and failing to disclose “inappropriate associations”.
PC 3063 Nabeel Khan faced a misconduct hearing on July 1 where it was heard that the officer accessed the police computer six times without a legitimate policing purpose.
He had also failed to report a notifiable association with two individuals.
The hearing found that his conduct amounted to gross misconduct and the officer was dismissed without notice.
It was found that he had breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of confidentiality, discreditable conduct, honesty and integrity, orders and instructions and duties and responsibilities.
In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “PC 3063 Nabeel Khan appeared at an accelerated misconduct hearing on Thursday 1 July 2021 in relation to breaching the Standards of Professional in respect of Confidentiality, Discreditable Conduct, Honesty and Integrity, Orders and Instructions and Duties and Responsibilities.
“The officer had accessed the police computer system on 6 occasions without a legitimate policing reason.
“He had also failed to report a notifiable association with two individuals. This conduct amounted to gross misconduct and the officer was dismissed without notice.
“No further details are provided in respect of this matter as to do so would compromise sensitive police operations.”