Protecting adults at risk in London: Good practice resource

Investigating adult abuse

It is vital that the accounts of any adults at risk, witnesses and suspects are obtained in a way that does not affect their admissibility in the courts. If an allegation of crime is made it is important to follow some central principles:

By observing these simple rules you will assist the victim and ensure that evidence is obtained in a professional manner and that any criminal prosecution will not be jeopardised.

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