What we do

With over 60 years of combined teaching and training experience, our network of accredited and vetted staff provide a professional service delivering relevant high quality programmes of learning. Working with clients, we identify their needs and design then deliver investigation training programmes to suit. We work alongside several national and international Law Enforcement Agencies and other private sector organisations, developing investigation skills. Our programmes provide innovative, immersive learning to support the individual and improve organisational performance. Courses are linked to the Professionalising Investigation Programme PIP.

Do you or your staff need to improve their interviewing skills?

Are you sure your investigation was thorough?

Will your decision making be able to stand scrutiny?

Are your processes sufficiently robust?

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SPECIAL WARNINGS QUIZ

To partake in a quiz to help you understand Sec 36 & 37 Criminal Justice & Public Order Act 1994, please download the App Socrative...

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New legislation to protect police drivers on 999 calls

New legislation promises to better protect police officers from prosecution for their driving when they are responding to 999 calls

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Lord Ahmed: Sex abuse trial 'sabotaged', judge says

The Judge was "extremely concerned" about apparent failures by the police to follow up reasonable lines of inquiry, saying the case had been...

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NPCC Statement re use of Body Worn Video

National Policing position statement on the use of body worn video to capture initial contact with victims, witnesses and suspects.

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Attorney Generals Guidelines on Disclosure

The AG Guidelines on Disclosure, released 31/12/20 covering the 'rebuttable presumption' of what should be disclosed, if relevant, and the...

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QUIZ TIME

To partake in a quiz to help you understand the Attorney Generals Guidelines on Disclosure, please download the App Socrative Student...

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Codes of Practice for Victims of Crime

The new Codes of Practice for Victims of Crime - Updated November 2020

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Arrest deemed unlawful - Rashid v CC W. Yorks [2020]

An interesting case regarding the 'necessity test' required for arrest of 'Dr. Rashid' from Bradford during Operation Thatcham. Every police...

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What the Police have to 'disclose' before interviewing a suspect

Before a suspect is interviewed PACE states that the suspect must be given sufficient information to enable them to understand the nature of any...

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Voluntary Attenders - PACE Changes

New changes to Code C (C3.21a/b - 3.22) Rights for unrepresented suspects who attend voluntarily for interview under caution - must be provided...

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Moped Crime & Police Driving

After the recent footage of 'moped crime' and Police driving, the law and the stated case of R v PC Craig Bannister [2009] explained.

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Failure to Disclose Intelligence

Did the appeal succeed when it was shown the Crown failed to disclose intelligence about other suspects in the case of Jason Garland...

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Reform needed re Disclosure

A review is being undertaken by the police and CPS into the causes of the Liam Allen trial collapse, but there are deeper concerns that need...

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Police 'Oppresive' Interview

'Tainted and undue pressure' put on the defendant to get him to speak to police officers when he told them he didn't want to answer questions....

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Reading of witness statements in police suspect interviews

A common practice for police officers to read part of, if not all, written witness statements and invite comments from suspects.  Would these...

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