Police Related Articles
Our Police related articles focus on issues, news, advice and information in connection to the police force – in particular Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and Cheshire Police.
Recent changes to the Police And Criminal Evidence Act mean that Police Officers can now conduct many more interviews away from the usual police station. This removes many of the built in safeguards of the process that has protected the rights of millions of arrestees over the last thirty plus years.
Police forces across England & Wales are preparing for a rollout of ‘Body-worn Cameras’, and the government has announced that prison officers will shortly be assisted by this new technology. Greater Manchester Police have already been routinely using them for sometime.
From the 10th April 2015 new changes to drink driving laws come into force which are expected to have a monumental impact upon suspected drink drivers.
At the High Court today a legal challenge was being made to have the law altered in England & Wales so that when a 17 years old suspect is arrested and taken to the police station, that they are afforded the same rights and entitlements as a youth 16 years or younger.
Greater Manchester Police have announced the closure of Stockport Lee Street Police Station to take effect from the 13th November 2012.