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Harassment Warning Notices

Picture of keyboard with harassment buttonI reported some time ago about a decision involving the retention of what are referred to as Prevention of Harassment Letters or Police Information Notices and a recent case has again shone the spotlight on how records of these are retained.

In R (on the application of T) v Metropolitan Police Commissioner [2013] EWCA Civ 192, the applicant T had been served with a ‘Prevention of Harassment Letter’ by the police after an allegation made by a neighbour of a single incident of insulting behaviour. Continue reading


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Harassment Letters and Notices Lawful

English: LondonIn the conjoined cases of R v The Commissioner for Police for the Metropolis (on the applications of R and T) [2012] EWHC 1115 (Admin), the applicants sought to challenge the police practice in relation to warnings given to those have been accused of harassment or stalking by means of what is known as a Prevention of Harassment Letter or a Police Information Notice. Continue reading


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