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Police cautions to be reviewed says Ministry of Justice

The use of police cautions for criminal offences in England and Wales is to be reviewed amid concerns they are being overused.

Cautions, issued at the discretion of police, are a way of sanctioning criminals without going to court but concerns have been raised they are being used to deal with repeat offenders and serious crimes.

Clive Coleman reports.

  • 03 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK
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