Avon and Somerset Chief Constable Nick Gargan
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Somerset Chief Constable faces misconduct charge

A police chief is to face an internal charge of gross misconduct following an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.

Avon and Somerset Chief Constable Nick Gargan was suspended in May.

A probe by the police watchdog led to PCC Sue Mountstevens making the decision that Mr Gargan had a case to answer over the allegation.

Mr Gargan, who denies any wrongdoing, also faces an internal charge over improper disclosure of information.

Daniel Boettcher spoke to Chris Eakin on BBC News.

  • 31 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK