Police Powers 2-EXAM ON TUESDAY

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Powers of detention

0hrs-Suspect arrives. the custody officer makes notes on EVERYTHING done and decides if there is enough evidence for further detention

6hrs-First review. the custody officer makes notes on EVERYTHING done and decides if there is enough evidence for further detention

15hrs- second review

24 hrs- Charge or release.suspect kept for three more hrs

36 hrs- less serious offences. charge or release

48 hrs-terrorism cases. charge or release

96 hrs-charge or release. serious offence

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Suspects RIGHTS

-RIGHT TO SOLICITOR

-RIGHT TO LEGAL ADVICE

-RIGHT TO FOOD AND DRINK

-RIGHT TO FAIR TREATMENT

-RIGHT TO MEDICAL ATTENTION

-RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT DURING INTERVIEWS- R V ASPINALL

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