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Equin0x posted a topic in General Policing DiscussionsI don't mean stuff like raves where people are blatantly taking the **** but for sake of argument stuff like two friends from separate households meeting on a park bench for coffee when that wasn't allowed. From my point of view there is something really alarming about such a normal thing being illegal, and that for most of this year you've needed a formal reasonable excuse in law just to leave your house. Feels dystopian. Restrictions on our freedom that are utterly unprecedented. On the other hand, we are in a pandemic and those restrictions do have a clear effect in bringing cases down to m
Anyone have any information on this latest idea from HMG? The Local Government Association sounds less-than-optimistic. Presumably legislation will be passed to give them powers, or they could be CSAS lot, or existing council officers?
Fedster posted a topic in UK Policing NewsA violent thug assaulted three police officers and threatened to "knock them out" when they asked if his travel during the coronaviruslockdown was essential. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/thug-knocked-out-policeman-after-21823420.amp
Police have been told to use “exceptional powers for exceptional circumstances only” during the coronavirus outbreak, following a miscarriage of justice. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-act-2020-police-powers-fine-marie-dinou-a9446496.html%3famp