Van Colle and Another v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary – Times Law Reports

Posted May 10th, 2007 in law reports, police, witnesses by sally

Police failed to protect life of prosecution witness at risk

Van Colle and Another v. Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary 

Court of Appeal

“Police who failed to take appropriate action to protect a vulnerable prosecution witness, when they should have known there was a risk to his life, were in breach of their duty for which they were liable in damages.”

The Times, 10th May 2007


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