Caution

A caution is not a conviction. It is a formal warning, usually given in a police station, by a senior police officer, after a person has admitted an offence. As ‘accepting’ a caution is an admission of guilt, cautions are recorded on the Police National Computer. Cautions for people aged 17 and under used to be called ‘reprimands’ and ‘final warnings’.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Debbie Sadler