Cheshire Constabulary – review of burglary dwelling investigations (5318)
The constabulary should review and increase opportunities on authorising of searches under section 18, Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
[on]3rd April 2014 [status]awaiting-review[/status][/on][on]14th September 2016 [status]complete[/status][/on][on]14th September 2016 [comment]
Following the inspection the constabulary formed a burglary investigations working group chaired by the ACC (Investigations). Part of the remit of this group was to review usage of PACE section 18 searches. Investigation plans are dip sampled by a detective chief inspector.