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Recommendation 17

Values and Culture in Fire and Rescue Services

Recommendation 17: 

With immediate effect, chief fire officers should notify HMICFRS of any allegations that have the potential to constitute staff gross misconduct that:​ 

  • involve allegations of a criminal nature that have the potential to affect public confidence in FRSs;​  
  • are of a serious nature;  
  • or​ relate to assistant chief fire officers or those at equivalent or higher grades.​ 

RBFRS action: Where any cases arise that meet the criteria, these have been highlighted to HMICFRS and we will continue to do so. 

Action: Complete