Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Appellant) v DSD and another (Respondents)  UKSC 11 On appeal from  EWCA Civ 646 Justices : Lord Neuberger, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Hughes The Supreme Court has today given...
Stephensons offer specialist advice on compensation claims against the police for assault and battery. Compensation can be claimed from the police in situations where you have been subjected to an assault or a battery by police officers. For legal advice contact our expert team on 0175 321 5096.
A battery can occur when a police officer makes physical contact with you, for example with an ASP baton, CS Gas or Taser.
An assault can occur when a police officer causes you to fear the above, for example raising a baton or truncheon.