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24 03, 2019

What is a Police Certificate?

By |March 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have lived or worked in the UK, and are looking to work or live abroad in certain countries then you will require a "Police Certificate". Police Certificates are issued by ACRO Criminal Records Office. You can apply online for a police certificate here: Police Certificates Online Application The countries that require a

9 02, 2019

What information does the police hold on me?

By |February 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have ever been questioned by the police then your details will usually be entered onto a number of systems. If you were arrested then you would have been entered onto the Police National Computer (PNC). Along with being entered on the PNC the police will also retain "local records". These will be

16 10, 2018

Cocaine Police Caution Deleted

By |October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a police caution for the possession of cocaine - it had been issued over a decade ago. The client wanted to move abroad where having a drugs caution would causes significant difficulties in obtaining a Visa. The caution was being indirectly revealed on an ACRO police certificate. The client

28 08, 2018

Child Cruelty Caution Deleted

By |August 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of our client's caution which had been issued for cruelty to a child, namely "assault and ill treatment, abandonment, neglect, and failure to protect" a child under the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, s.1(1). The caution, as child cruelty is on the DBS' list of offences

4 08, 2018

Deletion of Caution for Drugs Record

By |August 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of a possession of drugs police caution for our client. Our client wanted to move to a country that takes a very strict approach to drugs offences. Had the caution been retained the client would have been forced to give up on significant opportunities. Now that  the

15 07, 2018

Two Police (PNC) Records Deleted

By |July 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of two historic police records for our client. Each record has been issued by separate police forces and had been issued a number of years apart, but both committed will the client was young. After careful preparation of the client's case, we were able to have both

8 07, 2018

PNC Record Deleted

By |July 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully had our client's PNC record deleted. Our client had been wrongfully accused of a minor criminal allegation. After making successful representations to the police, the case was dropped. As the client worked in a regulated profession, he was concerned about his PNC arrest record showing up on an enhanced DBS check.

19 05, 2018

Police Caution Removal for Affray

By |May 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully argued for the removal of client's police caution from the PNC. Our client had received a caution over 15 years ago for affray. Affray is permanently disclosable as it is on a list of offences that will never be removed from a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Due to the

24 04, 2018

Deletion of Knife Possession Caution

By |April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been accused of being in possession of a bladed article (a knife) in public - and had been issued a police caution. It is, generally speaking, an offence to be in possession of blade or point in public unless it is a folding pocket knife under three inches. The client, as

27 03, 2018

Police Caution Deleted for Solicitation Allegation

By |March 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution deleted for our client who had been accused of solicitation a number of years ago. The client had always felt he had been given the caution unfairly, but had accepted it in order to avoid the humiliation of going to court. He had lived in fear with the caution