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Police Actions : A Practical Guide

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Police officers are liable for illegal actions like everyone else and there are an increasing number of complaints suing for damages.

Claims can cover a wide range of misconduct - from blatant misuse of power such as physical injuries, false imprisonment or fabricating evidence, to improperly stopping someone in the street or refusing to hand over property.

It is one of the few remaining areas of work to be tried by civil juries and the only area of civil work in the county court which involves trial by jury. This volume gives an introduction to this area. It includes checklists, summaries and the following precedents of the documentation necessary in taking/defending an action: letter before action/complaint, statement of claim, defence, request for further and better particulars of the defence and reply.

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Chancery Law Publishing
047196865X / 9780471968658
United Kingdom
xxiv, 175p.
23 cm
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