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I have been asked to attend a recorded interview at my local

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Hello, I have been asked to attend a recorded interview at my local station on suspicion of harassment. The person accusing is a detective abd it's her boss who is interviewing me. Do I have to go to this station and should it be her boss?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 months ago.

You don't.

However if you do not they will only come and arrest you. Much better to go in voluntarily by appointment.

There is no reason a DS cannot interview you.

All investigations of crime must be by police officers where the complainant is an officer or not.

Can I clarify anything for you?


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have proof that I was harassed by two members of police in the same station they were questioned and got off with it. Is it biased that her boss is the interviewer?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
When I visited to police station to report it, all I wanted was it to stop and that was it, they decided to record it as a crime I signed a statement saying I didn't want to press charges at all. Then came the counter allegation.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I live in Newquay but my solicitor is in Milton Keynes, can it be done there?Paul.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 months ago.

No. I'm afraid they are entitled to do it in the area of the alleged offences

I would never have told you to make a report. they do take revenge

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
She has been proven by professional standards to have bought the force in to disrepute, I was been intimidated and harassed by two police staff. How should I have got it to stop?
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 months ago.

I don't know enough about it.

My point anyway was that making a report was always going to lead to retaliation. This is quite common.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have proof on my phone that she met me on duty, urinated in a car park, stole a bottle of gin with out paying for it then the harassment. She wasn't investigated on any of it apart from harassment. The ipcc just referred it back to the same police station. I've never seen such deceit and clouded behaviour in my life.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
what would you say is the best method of approach.Paul :)
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 months ago.

In relation to the harassment?

Just ignore it. Don't engage.