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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

24 03, 2019

What is a Police Certificate?

By |March 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have lived or worked in the UK, and are looking to work or live abroad in certain countries then you will require a "Police Certificate". Police Certificates are issued by ACRO Criminal Records Office. You can apply online for a police certificate here: Police Certificates Online Application The countries that require a

9 02, 2019

What information does the police hold on me?

By |February 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

15 01, 2019

Can United States of America Immigration Officials see my Criminal Record?

By |January 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are planning on travelling to the USA and you have a criminal record, you may be concerned about what records the authorities can see. We received several anecdotal reports of UK citizens attempting to travel to the US and being turned away due to arrest records, see here for a recent news

4 08, 2018

Deletion of Caution for Drugs Record

By |August 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of a possession of drugs police caution for our client. Our client wanted to move to a country that takes a very strict approach to drugs offences. Had the caution been retained the client would have been forced to give up on significant opportunities. Now that  the

1 06, 2018

Police Caution Removed in Harassment Case

By |June 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a police caution deleted for a client, the client had been issued with a caution for harassment. Despite being a successful professional, the caution prevented the client from obtaining citizenship under the Home Office's "good character requirement". After reviewing the case, we were able to identity a potential avenue of

1 03, 2018

Historic Police Caution Deleted for Client

By |March 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued with a police caution over 10 years ago and had himself unsuccessfully applied on two occasions to have his police caution deleted. The police force concerned had rejected his applications for deletion, stating to him that they believed they had issued the caution in a lawful manner and that they

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

27 03, 2017

Historic Police Caution and Arrest Record Deleted

By |March 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

9 03, 2017

Police Caution Removal for Client

By |March 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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,