Nottinghamshire PC sacked after lying about sickness to go to Turkey

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Joseph Jennings flew to Turkey the day before he texted his sergeant claiming he had norovirus.

Nottinghamshire Police said PC Joseph Jennings had been dismissed after a misconduct hearing on ThursdayNottinghamshire PC Joseph Jennings had twice requested leave including 29 April, but it was refused due to insufficient staffing.

The force held an accelerated misconduct hearing on Thursday, in which PC Jennings said he was "sorry for what he did" and admitted "he made a bad decision which he states he will not do again".PC Jennings flew from East Midlands Airport to Turkey - a day before his shift was due to start on 29 April


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