Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Powers of Arrest

For information about Powers of Arrest have a look here or for more detail here.

The five powers you need to know for the exam are

The various Codes of Practice under PACE are here. Have a look at Code G on arrest.

Thinking point: Have a read of the Daily Mirror article here. Do the police's powers of arrest under PACE now go too far?

For wider commentary on the increase in the power of the state over the individual, read this article by Henry Porter. Is he right?

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