Autism Restraint Case: Force Loses Appeal

Autism Restraint Case: Force Loses Appeal

Claim that autism ruling would affect operational effectiveness of officers when dealing with disabled people is rejected.

Date - 15th February 2013
By - Nic Brunetti - Police Oracle
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The Court of Appeal has rejected a bid from the Met to overturn a ruling saying it effectively assaulted a teenager with autism by applying restraints to his hands and legs at a swimming pool. In March last year a judge ruled officers had falsely...
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