Handcuffs = Assault

With an increase on the highly questionable use of handcuffs on members of the public we feel it is time you should be completely clear on the legitimacy of the use of handcuffs by the police (or anyone for that matter). EVERY use of handcuffs constitutes an assault. EVERY SINGLE TIME. Whether or not their deployment was ‘legal’ comes down to a review of the police officer’s OPINION regarding the circumstances of their deployment. Needless to say they are often WRONG….
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Civil Arrest

There has been a great deal of discussion lately about the public’s power of civil arrest. Some activist groups are promoting it more aggressively than others. We would like to point out that whilst such a power exists, there has also grown up a mass of disinformation about the mechanism. Advice observed on some group pages is a clear recipe to get yourself arrested, Article 61 or not. We, the people of the UK have the same powers of arrest as any…
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