Many of the arguments made in the defence of an over 80 charge involve scrutinizing the actions of the police. Criminal defence lawyers will often argue that the police did not act with legal authority. Often times, such arguments are made by criminal defence lawyers based on the untimeliness of police actions. In other words, the police unnecessarily delayed taking the steps they were required to do so in a more timely fashion. The police have now started to respond to these arguments by setting up their over 80 investigations such that they are carried out in a more efficient manner. Read the story here.