Advising a Suspect in the Police Station provides easily accessible guidance for solicitors and their representatives when advising a client at the police station.
It sets out the different stages to follow from start to finish when representing a suspect, and includes instructions on conduct and formalities required.
The book is full of practical tools including useful checklists to ensure every angle is covered, handy decision trees to help navigate crucial issues around whether a client should answer questions in the interview, and simple content lists to quickly take you to the guideline you require. The book also discusses issues such as identification procedures, persons under a disability, immigration matters and special cases.
The new edition covers
• the new PACE Codes
• changes to Police powers of arrest
• The value of self-serving statements
• Changed terrorist powers
• issues on identification procedures
• new cautioning codes
• new prosecution policies