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22 11, 2019

Is a Police Caution Serious?

By |November 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

The answer to the question "Is a police caution serious?" depends on what you mean by "serious". Obviously a police caution is not as serious as life imprisonment, or being subject to high value confiscation proceedings, but a caution does have some consequences, which depending on your circumstances, these can be serious. Once a

19 05, 2019

Police Caution Deleted for Aspiring Teacher

By |May 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Student Teacher has Police Caution Deleted Our client, a University graduate who wanted to follow a career in teaching, was issued a police caution for assaulting a police officer. On the face of it the evidence appeared very strong against our client; there were two police officers who provided statements that our client

8 03, 2019

What is the difference between “The Police Caution” and “a Simple Police Caution”

By |March 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

The Police Caution The police caution, is the formulation of words that the police use when someone is suspected of a crime. The police must state the caution before any questions about an offence can be asked. The CODE C Guidance to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) states the following:

5 03, 2019

Caution Deleted in Minor Theft Case

By |March 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Deletion of Theft Caution for Visa Our client had been issued with two police cautions. We had already successfully applied for the deletion of one of the client's police cautions, which had been issued by a separate police force. We have now successfully also had the client's second police caution deleted. Both cautions

26 01, 2019

What is the Police National Computer (PNC)?

By |January 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

The Police National Computer (PNC) is the principal police database used by the police. The PNC is an amalgam of a number of databases containing text information relevant to policing. Fingerprints and DNA are not placed onto the PNC, but a reference to these items is logged against names files which link to the National

27 11, 2018

Police Caution Deleted in Stalking Case

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

Our client had been accused of stalking by an ex-partner. He had been with his partner for several years, however the relationship ended badly with accusations made on both sides. The police chose to believe the ex-partner's version of events and accused the client of harassment and stalking. Our client was a successful professional

5 10, 2018

Domestic Caution Deleted for FCA Approved Person

By |October 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client was a FCA regulated Manager and he had received a police caution in relation to a domestic common assault allegation. The client had an argument with his wife, and the police were called by the neighbours. Despite his wife not supporting any action being taken, the police arrested our client and took

26 09, 2018

Domestic Common Assault Caution Deleted

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a caution for domestic common assault. The client and her husband had been in a minor dispute, where tempers had briefly flared, and the police had been called. No injury had resulted, but owing to the police's pro-active approach to domestic allegations, our client was arrested and taken into

8 09, 2018

ABH Police Caution Deleted for Regulated Worker

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

Our client had been issued a caution for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH). ABH is on a list of offences that will always be disclosed on both an enhanced and a standard DBS certificate. The caution had been issued in the context of an acrimonious separation, and the incident had come about due a period

17 08, 2018

Deletion of Solicitation Police Caution

By |August 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a police caution for soliciting a prostitute over 15 years ago. Given the nature of the caution it was being disclosed on an enhanced DBS certificate and was causing the client professional difficulties as he worked in a regulated sector. Despite the caution's age, we were able to obtain