Date of Misconduct Hearing: 12 November 2018
Name of officer: Police Sergeant 9416 Clive Garton
The conduct and how that conduct was alleged to amount to gross misconduct:
The case arose from the conviction of Police Sergeant Garton on 26 June 2018 at Lewes Crown Court for rape and stalking. At court, Police Sergeant Garton was given a custodial sentence of 12 years for rape and 4 years for stalking. It was felt that it was incompatible with PS Garton remaining a police officer.
Finding – Gross Misconduct- Discreditable Conduct
Disciplinary outcome – PS Garton was dismissed without notice