Police Discipline: Notable articles

What is the law regarding the granting of a Firearm - Paul Rooney

What is the law regarding the granting of a Firearm Licence and can you appeal should your application be refused ?

Following the recent tragic cases of Derek Bird and Raoul Moat the granting of firearm/ shotgun licences may be placed under greater scrutiny. Police Forces throughout the UK have introduced a variety of new questions to be asked at the interview stage of an applicant whether for a new or renewal of a licence. This article is intended to set out the current legislation and the process of appeal should an application be refused.

13.8.2010
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Notable cases:

Appeal Re: DCI S (2015)
Alex Felix represents DCI in Police Appeal Tribunal
Alexandra Felix

Mark Aldred represented undercover police officer charged with misconduct in public office after becoming addicted to heroin (2014)

Mark Aldred

Appeal of DS Jan Beasant (2012)
DS Jan Beasant exonerated: Successful on appeal
Mark Aldred

PC Holden & Houghton (2012)
Important case for the future of pursuits
Mark Aldred

Re: B (2011)
Successful appeal on sanction to the PAT and Judicial Review
Alexandra Felix

Re: Moat (2011)
Advising police officers in relation to the death of Raoul Moat
Sean Larkin QC | Mark Aldred

RE - PC H (2010)
Abuse of process application granted
Susannah Stevens

Raoul Moat – Northumbria IPCC investigation (2010)
High profile police manhunt

Inquest (2010)
Acting for police officers
Mark Aldred

Re - X (2009)
Police Discipline
Alexandra Felix

Articles:

What is the law regarding the granting of a Firearm - Paul Rooney
What is the law regarding the granting of a Firearm Licence and can you appeal should your application be refused ? Followi 13.8.2010
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Seminars

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