15 04, 2017

Caution, Arrest Record, DNA, Fingerprints and Custody Photo Deleted for Client

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Our client had been accused and arrested for an assault allegation. The client, after spending the night in a police cell, worrying about work the next day, readily accepted the police’s version of events and accepted a police caution. The police told the client the caution was of limited consequence and if he didn’t

27 03, 2017

Historic Police Caution and Arrest Record Deleted

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Our client has successfully had their police caution, arrest record and biometric data (fingerprints/DNA) removed from police records, including the Police National Computer (PNC). This will mean that the client's Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be cleared. Thank you for all your help and assistance in getting the best decision I could have

22 03, 2017

Another Police Caution Removed for Client

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Our client had been issued with a police caution many years ago in relation to an allegation of ABH. The client had unsuccessfully applied to the police for the expungement of the caution. Once we were instructed we were able to identify some serious procedural defects in the case which rendered the caution unlawful. We

9 03, 2017

Police Caution Removal for Client

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Our client instructed us to apply for the deletion of his police caution. The client had received the caution in the context of a domestic argument. The police caution, had it remained on the Police National computer (PNC), would have greatly affected the client’s professional and personal plans for the future. After our initial assessment,

3 03, 2017

Police Caution Removed Successfully for Another Client

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We have again had a police caution removed for a client, a teacher. The client had been issued a police caution for harassment in the context of an acrimonious end to a relationship. After reviewing the case we were able to identify clear flaws with the police cautioning procedure which rendered the caution illegal. I have

24 02, 2017

Police Caution Deletion Success

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The police have agreed to delete (expunge) our client’s caution from the Police National Computer (PNC). The client, a successful professional, had received a police caution in relation to a theft allegation. Had the police caution remained on the PNC then it would have seriously affected the client's ability to work, and to live

14 02, 2017

Police Cautions

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A police caution is an out of court disposal aimed at achieving cheap and rapid justice. A police caution can only be issued if the suspect accepts the caution and admits the allegation. Admission to a Police Caution If a suspect does not admit the allegation then a police caution cannot be issued. An

8 02, 2017

Regulated Activity with Children

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What is considered Regulated Activity with children is a complex area of law and is set out in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) 2006 Schedule 4. The rules were significantly amended in 2012 by the Protection of Freedoms Act. The feeling was that SVGA went too far in defining regulated activity and the

3 02, 2017

Police Caution Removed for Teacher

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Our client, a teacher, had received a caution in relation to a domestic common assault allegation. The client had been wrongfully issued the police caution in relation to a malicious allegation made by an ex-partner. After reviewing the case we were able to clearly determine that there had been some serious defects in the

1 02, 2017

Is a police caution a criminal record?

By |February 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Is a police caution a criminal record? The short answer to this question is yes - a caution is a criminal record. However what actually constitutes a "criminal record" is not a precisely defined concept, and the better question to ask is, in what circumstances will my caution be disclosed? A caution will become