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Officers risk 'unlawful detention' due to lack of beds under new police and crime act

Specialist legal firm warns officers about "risk" and "pressure" the new act will place on them.

Partner Francis Lyons says even closer blue light cooperation will be required to work under the new guidelines. (Credit: Capsticks)

Partner Francis Lyons says even closer blue light cooperation will be required to work under the new guidelines. (Credit: Capsticks)

Date - 7th September 2017
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
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Police will risk unlawful detention simply because there is not enough healthcare provision available under the new Policing and Crime Act 2017.  This is the stark outlook from a specialist legal firm who have warned officers about the dangers...
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