Policing low-level disorder: police use of section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986

David Brown, Tom Ellis

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Abstract

Following a Government review of public disorder law, the Public Order act 1986 introduced a structured series of offences to deal with disorder at all levels. At the lower end of the range, section 5 covers various forms of offensive conduct likely to cause harassment, alarm, or distress to vulnerable members of society.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherHome Office
Number of pages69
ISBN (Print)0113411162
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Publication series

NameHome Office research study
PublisherHome Office
Volume135

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