Crouther’s case: 1599

A constable was indicted for refusing to make a hue and cry after notice of a burglary committed in the night.
(1599) 2 Hawk PC 116
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedAttorney General’s Reference (No 3 of 2003) CACD 7-Apr-2004
Police Officers had been acquitted of misconduct in public office. They had stood by in a police station custody suite as a prisoner lay on the floor and died.
Held: The trial took place before R -v- G which had overruled Caldwell. The . .

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Updated: 09 May 2021; Ref: scu.196543