Tag Archive: Damage

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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Breach of the Peace UK Definition

Breach of the Peace UK Definition An individual arrested to prevent a breach of the peace does not have to be taken before a court. There is no power to continue the person’s detention beyond the time where a recurrence or renewal of the breach of the peace is likely. The danger in any kind of activism is that the police step in to a legitimate situation and either misguidedly or for their own hidden agenda, start arresting people (or…
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