Police Station Representation

'Police Not PC'

A recent investigation into complaints made against police has revealed that only 1% of complaints are being upheld by forces. The study revealed that only 77 out of an approximate 8000 complaints in England & Wales were successful. It also showed that 3 forces upheld no complaints of a combined 702. These were the Greater Manchester Police, North Yorkshire Police and Lancashire Constabulary.

The television show “Dispatches”, on Channel 4, explained that 59 officers with at least 4 complaints held against them had not been sanctioned. It also uncovered that a police officer who, was labelled racist by a civil court in 2003, appears to still be serving in the Metropolitan Police.

The research was done under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and looked at complaints between 2005 and 2012.

 

In Your Defence Ltd are specialist Criminal Law solicitors, defending daily in courts and police custody suites across England & Wales on all offences. Example offences:

 

Assault (Murder, Manslaughter, Dishonesty (Fraud, Theft, Deception, Handling, Receiving and Making Off Without Payment).

Also Trading Standards cases and RSPCA investigations.

If you are worried about a current or possible criminal investigation, call us now on 01293 500 400 or email: support@inyourdefence.co

A recent investigation into complaints made against police has revealed that only 1% of complaints are being upheld by force.

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