Practitioners must have knowledge of the laws relating to doorstep selling and what makes such activities become doorstep crime. They must be aware of statutory and procedural time limits and the practical implications of dealing with doorstep crime. They must be aware of what makes a person likely to be a victim of doorstep crime, and know how to investigate complaints of potential offences in a consumer’s home.
Core Learning Resources
All Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI)
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 2013
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), 2011
Charity helping to find criminals and solve crime
Charity helping victims of crime