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Explain the requirements of lawful arrest and detention

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´╗┐Anh Huynh Unit 17 ? Police Power in the Public Services M1 ? Explain the requirements of lawful arrest and detention. Introduction In this assignment I will explain the requirements of lawful arrest and detention. I will also use the internet to collect more information. Lawful Arrest 1. Arrest with a warrant Arresting someone with a warrant is when the Magistrates given you permission. The magistrates only given the police the warrant if they have evidence that the individual is guilty as well as having a good reasonable suspicious on them. The warrant is a document that allows them to search as well as arrest you given by the magistrates. When the police get the warrant then the individual will have let them search or arrest. 1. Arrest without a warrant Arresting someone without a warrant is when the Police have permission from the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) 1984 section 24. You wouldn?t be able to search people?s house without a warrant but can be arrested. You will need a reasonable suspicious that they is about to commit a crime or commit it already. ...read more.


Inform someone A detain person can inform someone that they are arrest like a friends, family or even lawyer. This right can be delay by a police officer rank superintendent or above unless the have good reasonable ground that they will other suspects alert that they will get caught soon or evidence they had may get destroyed by other relatives. Code of Practice The code of practices is a document that has the right a detained person has because there are a lot of right that people may not know. A detained person that doesn?t know they right has a huge disadvantage against the police. Police has responsible to tell they suspect right but they usually tell them when the police got the answer they wanted. Police should inform you of these main four rights you have as a detained person, however you do not have to use it straight away. Detained person doesn?t mean that you are the criminal but they have reasonable ground that you may be involved with the case. The police officer can hold you for 24 hour by if a superintendent rank or high can keep you longer. ...read more.


Right to read Code of Practice Advantage ? Let the detained person know their right so the police would take their right away. Disadvantage ? Suspect the committed the crime can use it for there be Right to inform someone Advantage ? You can inform people that you were with at the time of the crime so they can prove you innocent. Disadvantage ? You can inform other people to destroy evidence or alert other people involve in the crime. Search Stop and search people Advantage ? Search people that may have or going to be involve in a crime. Disadvantage ? Citizen may make a big problem out of it because people may not like other to search them. Search you belonging (such as bags and other items you may be carrying) Advantage ? Search belonging if people hide illegal drug or stolen good in their bag or etc. Disadvantage - Search and question you Advantage ? Question you if Disadvantage - Search people at the police station Advantage - Disadvantage - Search vehicles Advantage - Disadvantage - Search premises Advantage - Disadvantage - ________________ | Page ...read more.

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