Btec: Unit 17 Police Powers

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Bail and Powers of Arrest In this part of assignment I will write about the police powers to grand bail, as well I will assess why the police have the powers to grand bail and at the end I will evaluate the police powers of arrest, warrant, detention and search. Bail is the term used when the person is under suspicion or has been charged with a criminal offence but is released from the custody until he or she next appears in court or police station. Once the person did any kind of offence, police have the power to arrest the person and take it in to the custody. Once the person into the custody, he or she will be taken to the questioner by the police officer or investigator. After the questioner the police officer will have to build a case with the evidences gathered and send a case with the evidences to CPS (Crown Prosecution Services). Then CPS could state whether it’s enough evidences gathered to take the person to court or it can state that there is not enough evidences. That where it comes to the bail. (www.findlaw.co.uk) The bail can be granted or denied it all depends what is the offence and whether the person can be dangerous if goes back to the society/community. If the person is arrested on suspicious of the murder that would be clearly obvious that the person wouldn’t get the bail, as that person could try to run away also could attempt more murders or even self-harmed. If the person if suspected on something that is not serious for example battery then the person could get a condition bail. Conditional bail is when the suspect person gets some restrictions like; not allowed to go to particular places or have to keep away from victims. Mainly CPS decides whether to grant or deny the bail. A police office officer has the right to grant or deny the bail. Starting with if they wanted to grant a bail for the person it would be because they trust the
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