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PACE - Codes of Practice:

Pace Code A

PACE Code A

Codes of practice in relation to Stop & Search

Pace Code B

PACE Code B

Codes of practice in relation to Search of Premises and Seizure of Property

Pace Code C

PACE Code C

Codes of practice in relation to Detention, Treatment and Questioning

Pace Code D

PACE Code D

Codes of practice in relation to Identification

Pace Code E

PACE Code E

Codes of practice in relation to Audio Recording of Interviews

Pace Code F

PACE Code F

Codes of practice in relation to Visual Recording of Interviews

Pace Code G

PACE Code G

Codes of practice in relation to Power of Arrest

Trigger Offences List

Trigger Offence List

List of Trigger Offences

CPS/DPP/ACPO Charging/Offence Guides:

DPPs Charging Guide

DPP's Guidance on Charging

DPP's Guidance on Charging - when can the Police charge and when must CPS decide?

Conditional Caution

DPP's Guidance for Conditional Cautions

DPP's Guidance for Conditional Cautions (Appendix A inc)

Gravity Matrix Adults

Adult Gravity Matrix

Gravity Matrix Guide from ACPO - relating to offences committed by adults

Gravity Factors Youth

Youth Gravity Matrix

Gravity Matrix Guide from ACPO - relating to offences committed by youths

Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

DVDS Guidance - Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

Domestic Violence FAQ

Domestic Violence FAQs

A Guide for Victims and Witnesses

CHIS

CHIS Code of Practice

Covert Human Intelligence Source - Code of Practice

Crime Counting Rules

Crime Counting Rules

Guide to when a crime should be recorded and how/what/where

Social Media Guidance

DPP's Guidance for Social Media Offences

DPP's Guidance for offences involving the use of Social Media

Victim/Witness Guides:

Victims Understanding Support

Victims of Crime - Support

MOJ Guide to support for victims of crime

Victim Personal Statement

Making a Victim Personal Statement

MOJ Guide to Making a Victim Personal Statement - You Have a Voice.

Victim Code of Practice

Victim - Code of Practice

Victim Code of Practice - what to expect from the Justice System

Witness Charter

The Witness Charter

The Witness Charter - What to expect from the Justice System

Sudden Death:

Sudden Death

When Sudden Death Occurs

A guide to Coroners and Inquests

News/Views

News on topics affecting policing; legislation changes, government decisions.........

Police Do Not Cross

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Links Page

Links Page Now in place

I have finally got around to adding the links page – this shows links to organisations who can offer serving and aspiring officers help and support for; promotion legal exam, promotion board, purchasing equipment etc… Please note that these links are not endorsements and that no payment or sponsorship is received from the organisations shown.

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Justice

Policing & Crime Act 2017

On Tuesday 31st January 2017, the government marked a major milestone as the Policing & Crime Bill recieved Royal Assent. The Bill amongst many other changes, will provide: an overhaul for how Police complaints are dealt with – to increase accountability Provide Chief Constables with greater scope to confer powers on Police Staff Allow the

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