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The public are asking more questions now than ever before about the police use of Taser and what it means for policing and protecting the public.
The Data Protection Act gives you the right to find out what personal information the UK criminal justice system, including police forces, might hold about you.
Section 38 of the Police Reform Act 2002 enables chief officers of police to designate any person who is employed by the police authority and is under the direction and control of that chief officer as a ‘community support officer’.
Guides | PCSOs: Designated police powers
According to Ministry of Justice guidelines, cautions are intended to deliver swift and effective justice, reducing the burden on the police and courts, while delivering a suitable deterrent effect.