Police Caution Procedure

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The Procedure for offering a police caution for police officers and the CPS for how and in what circumstances that a police caution can be issued. Simple cautions and Conditional cautions have similar, although not exactly the same, procedures.

2 12, 2017

Sexual Offence Police Caution Deleted

By |December 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution expunged for a client. The caution had been issued a number of years previously, in relation to a sexual offence. We were able to identify aspects in the evidence which enabled us to challenge the basis of the caution, even though the caution had been issued over

22 11, 2017

Drugs Police Caution Expunged

By |November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the removal of our client's police caution. The client had been found in possession of a class A drug, and had admitted in interview, with the duty solicitor advising, that the drugs were his. The client works in a highly trusted profession, and the caution was having a devastating

24 10, 2017

Police Caution Removal Success for Assault Allegation

By |October 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a police caution expunged from the Police National Computer (PNC) for our client. Our client worked in financial services, and the caution was having a detrimental impact on our client's career. The caution would have been disclosed on a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for 6 years, and

26 07, 2017

Police Caution Removal Success

By |July 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have had a police caution deleted for our client. The caution was issued in the context of an acrimonious separation. The client was a health care professional, and so had the caution not been removed, it would have likely resulted in the client being struck off, and their losing their professional career. The

8 07, 2017

Child Cruelty Police Caution Removed for Client

By |July 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have had a caution deleted for our client who was issued a caution nearly ten years ago for assaulting their child. They had previously attempted to have the caution removed, instructing a different and well known, firm of lawyers. The police had rejected the client’s previous application and came to us to try

12 05, 2017

ABH Police Caution Deleted for Client

By |May 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had an ABH police cautioned deleted for our client. The client was issued a police caution in relation to a domestic dispute with his sibling which resulted in his arrest. The client didn’t take legal advice at the police station, as he was afraid it would make matters worse and cause

23 04, 2017

Another Police Caution and Arrest Record Successfully Deleted

By |April 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had another police caution and arrest record deleted for one of our clients. The caution was issued in the context of a domestic dispute. The police were called and wrongly arrested the client. The client was taken into custody and placed in a police cell. After taking fingerprints and a DNA

15 04, 2017

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

By |April 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

23 03, 2017

Another Police Caution Removal Success

By |March 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a police caution expunged from the Police National Computer (PNC) for one of our clients. The client had received the police caution after a domestic dispute. The client had taken the services of the duty solicitor at the police station, who advised him to accept the police caution. After reviewing the

22 03, 2017

Another Police Caution Removed for Client

By |March 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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