/ A Special Case Hearing is to resume on 22nd August 2018

A Special Case Hearing (in accordance with Part 5 of the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012) involving a Greater Manchester Police officer, Special Constable Rafiq Akil Morris, is to resume on 22nd August 2018.

The Special Case Hearing itself will be held in a private location, however it will be live streamed to the Media Suite at Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters, Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP where members of the press and public will be able to watch the hearing.

The Special Case Hearing will begin at 1.30 pm.

The alleged conduct which is the subject matter of the Special Case Hearing is an alleged breach of the ‘Confidentiality’, ‘Honesty and Integrity’, and ‘Discreditable Conduct’ Standards of Professional Behaviour.

person intending on attending the Special Case Hearing must pre- register by telephoning 0161 856 2910 and leaving details including name and telephone number. The number of persons able to attend the hearing is limited by available space and is therefore restricted to a maximum of 20 plus 4 members of the press. Persons will be allowed to attend on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Any person who has not pre-registered will not be permitted to attend the hearing.

Any person who has pre-registered but attends after the hearing has started will not be allowed entry. The hearing is being held on police premises. Any persons attending will have to be escorted when moving around the location and anyone behaving in a disruptive manner at the hearing will be escorted off the premises.

No recording or filming of the Special Case Hearing is permitted and any person attending may be searched upon entry to Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters.

Persons attending will note that no parking or refreshment facilities are available at the venue.

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