Police risk assessments, actions and threats to kill – UK Police Law Blog

Posted July 29th, 2019 in judicial review, news, police, threatening behaviour by sally

‘In LXD and ors v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police [2019] EWHC 1685 (Admin), the Administrative Court found that the police had not breached its obligations under Articles 2, 3 and 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 in its response to a threat to kill LXD and her children. Dingemans J, as he then was, encouraged mediation where the recipient of such a threat sought to challenge the adequacy of the police’s risk assessment or the protective measures that the police have put in place. The judge also questioned the appropriateness of a claim for judicial review being brought in these circumstances, which are likely to involve disputes of fact.’

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UK Police Law Blog, 28th July 2019

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