Posted on Wednesday 7th February

The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012 Regulation 27A Notice -

Gross Misconduct Hearing concerning Chief Constable Simon Byrne.

The hearing is to be held in public.

Date of hearing: 16 April 2018 to 27 April 2018 (excluding 18, 21, 22 April). The independent panel adjourned the hearing on Tuesday 24 April 2018 and have indicated that the hearing will recommence on Monday 2 July 2018, for a further two-week hearing. Any updates will be added to this page in due course.

Time of hearing: 9.30am (with the exception of 2 July, when the hearing will begin at 10am)

Venue: Warrington Town Hall, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1UH


Details of the charge (pdf)


Conditions of entry: 

Members of the public are asked to adhere to the following conditions when attending the hearing.

Conditions of entry (pdf)


Further information:

Further information can be found in the misconduct hearing key facts (pdf)

Panel decision on Chief Constable Byrne's stay application (pdf)