PoliceOracle.com

 

Forces can be sued if suspects injure public during arrests, rules court

The most senior judges in the UK found against West Yorkshire Police.

The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court

Date - 12th February 2018
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
8 Comments 8 Comments}
Forces can be sued if suspects they are trying to apprehend cause injuries to members of the public, the Supreme Court has ruled. The most senior judges in the UK decided that West Yorkshire Police can be pursued for compensation after such an...
Do you have an interesting news story? Contact the newsdesk on 0203 119 3303
or alternatively get in touch via the contact form.
Close
Thank you for visiting Police Oracle

To read our articles, please take a moment to sign in to your account or register a FREE Police Oracle account...

Create a free account

Join over 98,000 unique visitors every month for the best news, analysis, comment and best practice.