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The PLOD podcasts (Police Law on Demand) have been created by solicitors from 3D Solicitors in conversation with barristers from Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, bringing their extensive experience in advising police officers to an engaging, relevant and informative series of discussions about legal decisions, legislation and regulations affecting those involved in policing. From stop and search powers to relationships at work, our content will help officers of all ranks, and anyone with an interest in police law, stay up to date on the latest changes and trends in criminal justice and policing.

The PLOD podcasts (Police Law on Demand) have been created by solicitors from 3D Solicitors in conversation with barristers from Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, bringing their extensive experience in advising police officers to an engaging, relevant and informative series of discussions about legal decisions, legislation and regulations affecting those involved in policing. From stop and search powers to relationships at work, our content will help officers of all ranks, and anyone with an interest in police law, stay up to date on the latest changes and trends in criminal justice and policing.
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United Kingdom

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The PLOD podcasts (Police Law on Demand) have been created by solicitors from 3D Solicitors in conversation with barristers from Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, bringing their extensive experience in advising police officers to an engaging, relevant and informative series of discussions about legal decisions, legislation and regulations affecting those involved in policing. From stop and search powers to relationships at work, our content will help officers of all ranks, and anyone with an interest in police law, stay up to date on the latest changes and trends in criminal justice and policing.

Language:

English

Contact:

0161 250 7566


Episodes

Episode 3 - Pre-Charge Bail

8/12/2019
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Pre-Charge bail is an effective tool in the investigation of crime and to protect the public. Lawyers Daniel Berke and Elliot Gold discuss updated operational guidance from the National Police Chiefs' Council and how the rules are affecting policing.

Duration:00:13:27

Episode 2 - Necessity for Arrest

8/9/2019
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Every police officer knows that they must have reasonable suspicion that a person has committed an offence in order to arrest them, but this is only one consideration. There must also be a reasonable belief in the necessity for arrest. Recent Court decisions have looked specifically at the necessity requirement. Lawyers Deborah Britstone and Cecily White discuss what this means for police officers.

Duration:00:12:24

Episode 1 - Failures in criminal investigations - Police liability

8/9/2019
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In 2018, the Supreme Court upheld landmark victories for two victims of the serial sex offender John Worboys against the Met Police, in the case known as “DSD and NBV”. The claimants alleged that Met officers had breached Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, by failing to investigate Worboys’ crimes properly and thereby failing to protect victims from “inhuman or degrading treatment” and hold the perpetrator to account. It was generally thought that police were “immune” from...

Duration:00:11:39