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Time for a public policy update in police liability?

Arnell, Sarah


Sarah Arnell


This article discusses, with reference to leading case law developments such as the Queen's Bench Division ruling in DSD v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the issue of police accountability in the detection and investigation of crime and considers the applicability of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.3.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Aug 22, 2014
Journal Scots Law Times
Print ISSN 0036-908X
Publisher Sweet and Maxwell
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Issue 26
Pages 111-113
Institution Citation ARNELL, S. 2014. Time for a public policy update in police liability? Scots law times [online], 26, pages 111-113. Available from:
Keywords Accountability; Criminal investigations; Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; Police powers and duties; Scotland
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