Jonathan Morrissey

Consultant Solicitor and Head of Crime, Motoring Matters & Inquests

DATE PUBLISHED: 08 Feb 2024 LAST UPDATED: 08 Feb 2024

The myth of the Police Voluntary Interview

What are Police Voluntary Interviews?

Police voluntary interviews can be referred to as a short “chat” with the Police and can often lure you into a very false sense of security.

Please be advised:

  • It is not a chat
  • It is not necessarily voluntary
  • It is not at all to be taken lightly

Inevitably interviews with the Police are always under caution and are in fact the first step in the Police gaining evidence against you with a view to possible prosecution.

How can Ellis Jones help?

Please don’t be caught out. As soon as you hear from a Police Officer regarding a voluntary interview, get in touch with our Criminal team for advice and guidance on 01202 525333 and our team of experts can guide you through the process.

How can we help?

When you submit this form an email will be sent to the relevant department who will contact you within 48 hours. If you require urgent advice please call 01202 525333.

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