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  1. What data has the officer accessed or what surveillance has he conducted? This is similar to using a phone of a person injured in an RTC to ascertain their ID or inform their relatives. This Officer has at worst ensured his friends are not concerned for his welfare. Good work, Policing lacks the human touch for to often.
  2. For my organisation, if a statement of complaint has ben recorded then a statement of retraction would be taken detailing the reasons for not wishing to pursue a complaint, including confirmation that there has been no undue influence from a suspect or other person. If only a PNB has been taken as an initial account, a PNB entry stating why they don't want to complain and that no-one has influenced their choice to not complain. Its simple about covering your backside when they complain you advised them that it was a waste of time complaining (even if it is) because many will.
  3. No @MPotter you are entirely wrong and if you chose to rely on legislation, at least correctly quote it in your reply. As a civilian with no Police or legal qualification or experience, your word on what legislation apparently says is worthless without some for of direct quote. Offensive weapons legislation relates to those items possessed in a public place only. Although a truncation may be an offensive weapon per se, there is no legal issue with possessing them in your place of abode. Section 1 of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953 makes the possession of an offensive weapon in a public place an offence. 1(1) Any person who without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, the proof whereof shall lie on him, has with him in any public place any offensive weapon shall be guilty of an offence.
  4. Agree, a national agency would ideally be best placed to operate throughout the UK.
  5. If they where intended to be a weapon by the user, then it's an offensive weapon.
  6. Just goes to show Guantanamo does get some bits right.
  7. You stop making up fantasy scenarios in order to try and get a serving officer to say something incriminating.
  8. Yes sorry, fat figured typing.
  9. I am sure you state on one of your videos you have always no with banning orders for certain areas. Maybe my bad memory.
  10. I doubt they would allow you to go given the various convictions FPN's etc Its not the image the police are trying to project
  11. Utter nonsense, that would be discrimination and nothing in the Home Office guidance mentions this. Worth joining BASC and if you have issues using their legal team, but I doubt you will.
  12. Because you say so or because you have some proof of this by way of policy or some other type of evidence? We are talking best practice, not what is commonly done.
  13. Consult your Force tier 5 interview advisor and they will say different. Although it happens regularly, it is not best practice at all regardless of the offence. When you review volume crime interviews you realise how poor a good proportion are because of lone interviewing and bad practice due to pressure to get the job done.
  14. Plenty do happen 1 on 1 but it's not recommended.
  15. This is simply not offence, unless one of the parties makes a complaint or the injuries are so disproportionate to the sport that they amount to an assault, however unless its GBH (And even then in very limited circumstances) I would suggest as a combat sport its expected. Being in a park has no relevance, martial arts displays are in the public as are boxing matches.