How can there be cctv of the intoximeter room but no audio. Surely that means that any officer can say that you refused to give a sample of breath in court and you cannot contest it. As this is what happened to me.
I was taken to the intoximeter area- room. I was talking to the officer about the circumstances of my arrest ,as we did not agree on the matter the officer said put him back in the cell. I did not at any time refuse to do a test. The officer in court said I was agitated and very aggressive ,also said that I refused to do the test until I had a solicitor present . I was fully aware that if I refused I would be breaking the law. But that was not the case. How can I be found guilty on cctv footage but no audio. The officer lied and I can prove that. I find it difficult to belive there is not audio in the intoximeter area. Iv got good video and sound of a £10 camera from China. How can this happen? I could not defend myself? .
Yes just one officer . I raised it to my solicitor and asked how can they provide cctv with no audio? His reply was I don't know. So when questioned I did not raise the matter . I know other stations have audio in the intoximeter area - room. Also they can remove audio to protect other people. I was relying on there being audio to prove my inoncence. I just can understand how an officer can make any person guilty by lying and this is being recorded on cctv. Should there be audio? If not then there's something wrong with the procedure . The officer is then the judge.
I don't know I just asked for the cctv thinking there would be audio . If he didn't ask for audio he can't be very good as I stated the audio was very important . How can I know if there is audio if I phone the police they just going to fob me off. I'm so stressed that I can't think straight.
What can I do ? Surely if they have audio in one station they should in another. How do I find out if there is audio? Under what rule am I allowed to access this information . They ether do have audio or not. Whey is this not standard practice across all of the UK. ?