No suspension for Police Scotland chief constable Phil Gormley after fourth bullying allegation
SCOTLAND’S top police officer will not be suspended despite being hit by a fourth bullying allegation from a senior staff member.
It had been believed that the latest allegation against Police Scotland‘s chief constable Phil Gormley reportedly by a civilian worker – would lead to his suspension.
The chief was already being probed over three earlier complaints involving gross misconduct by the Police Independent Review Commissioner when a fourth complaint emerged.
The Scottish Police Authority board has, however, decided to extend his period of so-called ‘extended leave’ rather than suspend the officer to allow the investigations to take place.
If cleared of wrongdoing he was then expected to be invited back to resume his duties as…
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