A police caution is not a criminal conviction but will form part of a person’s criminal record. A police caution will not be disclosed on a basic background check but will show on a standard DBS check for 6 years and also may show up for longer on an enhanced DBS certificate. Some police cautions, such as for ABH or child cruelty, will show up on a standard and enhanced DBS check forever.
Child Assault Police Caution Deleted Our client had been issued a police caution with respect to an allegation of assault on her child. Her child's school had picked up the allegation and reported it to the police. The client was asked to attend the police station as a volunteer, and attended with legal