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
What is the impact of the 2019 Supreme Court decision on disclosure of youth cautions, warnings and reprimands and also adult cautions?
Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down a judgement with respect to the disclosure of past criminal records. This litigation had been ongoing for a number of years, including numerous claimants and campaign groups. The judgement can be found here: R (on the application of P, G and W) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for the
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.
Our client had been issued with Penalty Notice for Disorder (PND) in relation to a shoplifting allegation. The client had been accused of shoplifting and had been detained by security staff. When the police arrived, they promptly offered the client a Penalty Notice for Disorder; as the client was fearful of being prosecuted, he
Police Caution Removal We have again had a caution deleted for one of our clients. We promptly applied for the removal of our client's police caution from the PNC. Within a relatively short period of time, the police had agreed to the expungement. The police caution had been issued in relation to an
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
We have successfully applied for the deletion of a caution issued to our client several years ago. The caution was impacting the client's immigration application overseas, and we were instructed us to apply for its deletion. Deletion of Police Caution Solicitors After reviewing the client's evidence we were able to determine that
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
Our client had been issued a police caution for possession of a firearm with intent. The allegation was over 15 years old, but was still having a significant impact on the client’s professional career. Police Caution Expungement Solicitors The police were initially resistant to deleting the client’s caution, however we were able
We have successfully applied for the deletion of our client’s Police National Computer (PNC) arrest record. The client had been wrongfully accused of a criminal allegation, and had been arrested, detained, fingerprinted, DNA swabbed and held overnight. We made representations to the police for the deletion of the client’s record. After initially resisting deletion,