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October 07, 2021 | Crime/Incident Statistics

Reference: F-2021-00243


Request 1

Do you record whether a solicitor or legal representative is present in person or gives advice remotely (via a video or phone link) to suspects in police stations?
If yes, please provide a breakdown of all police interviews from April 2020 to December 2020 by whether the solicitor or other legal representative attended in-person, whether they gave advice remotely, or whether the interview was conducted without any solicitor or legal representative.

Request 2

Please provide all policy documentation in relation to how your force facilitates remote legal advice in police stations, including ensuring client confidentiality.


Police Interviews