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Self Defence Must Be Proportionate

In all instances of self defence, you may only use reasonable and not excessive force in self defence. When using defensive force it must be proportionate levels of force to match the threat. Self defence can be used when under duress for the majority crimes, except murder, attempted murder, being an accessory to murder and […]

Your rights to self defence under UK law

Self-Defence and the Prevention of Crime By The Crown Prosecution Service Principle This section offers guidance of general application to all offences susceptible to the defences of: self defence; defence of another; prevention of crime; and lawful arrest and apprehension of offenders. Self defence and the prevention of crime originates from a number of different […]

Defend or not defend that is the question

No one wants to find themselves in a dangerous situation, but it happens. Like it or not, we live in a violent world. There are assaults on people and homes on a daily basis. There are some very unpleasant people out there that prey on those they perceive to be weak and vulnerable. Most people […]