former chief constable is going through a misconduct listening to for allegedly making “undesirable remarks of a sexual nature”.
Mike Veale, previously of Cleveland Police, is beginning a week-long public listening to on the Leonardo Lodge in Middlesbrough, the drive’s police and crime commissioner introduced earlier this month.
In a discover in regards to the listening to, the PCC’s workplace stated: “As detailed within the public notification, it’s alleged that Mr Veale made undesirable remarks of a sexual nature in October and December 2018 to a colleague, and that this conduct amounted to breaches of the Requirements of Skilled Behaviour.”
Earlier than he was chief constable of Cleveland Police, Mr Veale led a controversial inquiry into sexual allegations in opposition to the late prime minister Sir Edward Heath when he was accountable for Wiltshire Police.
He stepped down from Cleveland Police in 2019.
Cleveland PCC Steve Turner had no remark to make when particulars of the misconduct listening to have been introduced.