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Misconduct hearing – Former PC Oliver Osborne

A misconduct hearing will take place in connection with a former Thames Valley Police officer, PC Oliver Osborne.

The hearing will proceed as a private telephone hearing from 1-2 April, chaired by legally qualified chairperson, Mr William Hansen.

There will be no physical attendance required.

On that basis, for the protection of public health, the hearing is not open to the public, but details of the outcome will be published following conclusion.

The hearing is in connection with an incident on 20 March 2019 when it is alleged that former PC Osborne was approached by a member of security staff at the Thirst night club in Oxford.

The staff member attempted to remove former PC Osborne from the premises, and was then allegedly grabbed by former PC Osborne by the collar and pushed. In the course of the physical contact, it is alleged that a necklace being worn by the security staff member was broken.

It is alleged that former PC Osborne breached the Standards of Professional behaviour in relation to Discreditable Conduct, and if proven could amount to gross misconduct, for which a dismissal would have been justified.

Note to Editors
Former PC Oliver Osborne was based at Oxford police station and resigned on 4 August 2019.