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Welcome to POLICEGURU-a legal advice website dedicated to answering legal queries about criminal and motoring law, as well as police powers and procedures in England and Wales.

Whether you are a victim, a suspect, want legal advice or just want to know about the law, this is the site for you.

Type in your query, and for a guaranteed fixed fee you will receive a written response personal to your circumstances, usually within 24 hours, always within 48 hours.

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New psychological domestic abuse law now in force “controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship” includes continuous or persistent: • Isolating a person from their friends and family • Controlling what they do, where they go, who they can see, what they wear and when they sleep • Repeatedly putting them down, […]

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Breach of the Peace -This is used less and less these days. In the days before specific legislation giving the police powers of entry, search and arrest that they have now, this was a fall back power when nothing else existed. A breach of the peace occurs when an act or threat may cause harm […]

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Police Use of Force – police brutality – reasonable force. The police have powers to arrest, enter, search, prevent offences being committed, and prevent escape. There would be little point in the having these powers if the application of such police powers were dependent upon the consent of the subject. Let’s face it, would the […]

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Search warrant – police powers. The most well-known method whereby police can enter and search premises is with a search warrant. A search warrant is a legal document that gives the police powers to enter and search premises for items of property. A search warrant is issued by a Magistrate following an application by the […]

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