28 July 2009
Caution or Prosecution?
Pictured: The PC and the dog he is accused of killing by locking him in a car on a blazing hot day, courtesy of the Daily Mail.
I wonder if the officer will be prosecuted?
Will a deal be struck with the RSPCA where the officer accepts a caution and the prosecution is dropped?
If that happened, according to Jones v Whalley  UKHL 41, it would be difficult to begin another private prosecution.