Current Topics

Here we discuss some current criminal law topics which may be of interest. The topics are: “Caution Plus 3″ police interviews, the practice of “Releasing Under Investigation” those suspected of criminal offences, and “County Lines” drug trafficking.

Caution Plus 3

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Increasingly, suspects are not arrested but are invited to attend police stations voluntarily for interview. The suspect, not being under arrest, is free to leave at any time. The interview is normally recorded and takes place under caution: You do…

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County Lines

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“County Lines” is the term given to the organised supply of illegal drugs from major urban centres. The phenomenon is well explained on the National Crime Agency website https://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/what-we-do/crime-threats/drug-trafficking/county-lines Such cases are inherently serious. Anyone convicted of playing a major…

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