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New blog post by Iain Gould, #solicitor: What does it mean to assault a #Police Officer in the execution of his duty? (Part 3)

In my last blog, I focused on the offence of assaulting a Police Officer in the execution of his duty pursuant to s89(1) of the Police Act 1996. It is also an offence to resist a Police Officer in the execution of his duty (s89(2)). To resist is not…
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New blog post by Iain Gould, a #solicitor who specialises in civil actions against the #police: What does it mean to assault a police officer in the execution of his duty (Part 2)

In my last blog, I discussed the offence of assaulting a Police Officer in the execution of his duty and highlighted how various actions may take an officer outside the execution of his duty such as carrying out a wrongful arrest. Another action that may…
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New blog by Iain Gould, solicitor: Are the Home Office's #Police Assault Statistics Inaccurate?

According to up to date Home Office statistics, there are approximately 23,000 assaults against Police Officers in the course of their duty every year. There are 124,000 Police Officers in England and Wales, but nevertheless that first figure might appear…
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New blog post by Iain Gould, a solicitor who specialises in civil actions against the police: Can I sue the #CPS?

In my last blog, I referred to a successful claim against the National Crime Agency where by reason of an administrative mistake my client had been wrongly arrested and then given onerous bail conditions for several months. The National Crime Agency…
Can I sue the CPS?
Can I sue the CPS?
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New blog by Iain Gould, #solicitor: Can I #sue the National Crime Agency?

I was recently asked to take on a case for a Polish man living in London, Mr K.  He’d been arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and held for just under a day and then granted bail with onerous conditions that lasted nearly 2 months before being advised…
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New blog by Iain Gould, #solicitor: Unlawfully arrested for failing to allow #bailiffs into your home?

An Englishman’s home is his castle goes the old saying, enshrined in law by the judgment of Lord Camden (who probably did live in a castle) in the 1765 case of Entick v Carrington:  Every invasion of private property, be it ever so minute, is a trespass.…
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New blog by Iain Gould, #solicitor: When is it too late to claim against the #police? (Part 2)

In my last post, I explained that there are strict time limits in which an individual can bring a claim. I explained that of relevance to Police claims, the limitation period for claims for false imprisonment, assault and/or battery, trespass, malicious…
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New blog by Iain Gould, solicitor: When is it too late to claim against the #police? (Part 1)

The law of England and Wales (specifically The Limitation Act 1980) imposes various time limits in which an individual can bring a claim. Once the limitation period has passed, the Defendant can argue that any subsequent claim should be struck out. The…
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Attrition warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and material. The war will usually be won by the side with greatest…
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Attrition warfare
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I have previously blogged about the continuing decline in the number of arrests carried out by the Police in England and Wales and the reasons for this, particularly  the shift in Police culture away from arrest now, investigate later to properly and…
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