Acceptable convictions/cautions

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  2. Murder. Would be a bit hypocritical to say no, wouldn't it :roll:

    In all seriousness, anything which calls someone's integrity or reliability into doubt, or anything excessively violent should be a no. Minor offences as a result of a wayward youth would be acceptable; the army has straightened plenty of people out over the years.
     
  3. We'd be well short of blokes if that were the case.

    I'm thinking more along the line of drunk and disorderly, indecent exposure/public indecency would be acceptable. (The swamping on your oppo or shaggin in public variety not 'hanging out' at the local play school.)
     
  4. We have enough alcoholics and perverts already thank you
     
  5. Any conviction where the honesty of the individual is brought into question, ie stealing in any form.
    Rape or peado actions go without saying as a no no.
    Bestiality is a broad question to answer, as we have all been with the odd dog/pig, and what would the welsh/jock regts do if that was outlawed?

    Basically anything that would effect the working relationship within a group of tight bonded people.
     
  6. You can never have enough alcoholics - so much fun in the morning when someone's in a worse state than yourself. As for perverts, that's just too much of a broad category to deal with in a single sitting.

    That's a pretty sensible answer - May I remind you this is the NAAFI :)
     
  7. I think anything involving Drugs must be a no no
     
  8. Apart from alcohol, nicotine and more alcohol.
     
  9. I disagree, I believe it shows you are willing to see something through to the end.

    Well, it was moved to the NAAFI afterall
     
  10. A straight and permanent "no" if the conviction had any one of these:

    - a prison sentence
    - dishonesty (regardless of how trivial)
    - being put on any register of offenders (sex, child, animal)

    For everything else, a deferred "no" until the relevant Rehabilitation of Offenders provision "hides" the conviction and the recruit can explain why the conviction should be discounted for the purposes of recruitment.
     
  11. Looks like the Americans are a bit more picky!

    Here is a list of what some of the typical felonies the Army looks at:

    Aggravated assault, assault with dangerous weapon, assault intentionally inflicting great bodily harm, or assault with intent to commit a felony. This also includes child, parental, or spouse abuse.
    Arson.
    Attempt to commit a felony.
    Breaking and entering.
    Bribery.
    Burglary, (burglary tools, possession of).
    Carnal knowledge of a minor
    Check, worthless, making or uttering, with intent to defraud or deceive ($250.00 or more).
    Conspiring to commit a felony.
    Criminal libel.
    Driving while drugged or intoxicated, or driving while ability impaired (2 or more offenses).
    Extortion.
    Forgery; knowingly uttering or passing forged instrument.
    Graft.
    Illegal/fraudulent use of a credit card, bank card, or automated (ATM) card (value of $250.00 or more).
    Indecent acts or liberties with a minor.
    Indecent assault.
    Kidnapping or abducting, to include parental kidnapping of a child(ren).
    Larceny; embezzlement; conversion (value of $250.00 or more).
    Mail matter; abstracting, destroying, obstructing, opening, secreting, stealing, or taking.
    Mails; depositing obscene or indecent matter.
    Manslaughter.
    Mis-prison of felony.
    Murder.
    Narcotics or habit-forming drugs; wrongful possession or use.
    Negligent/vehicular homicide.
    Pandering.
    Perjury or subornation of perjury.
    Public record; altering, concealing, destroying, mutilating, obligation, or moving.
    Rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, incest.
    Riot.
    Robbery.
    Sodomy.
    Stolen property, knowingly received (value $250.00 or more).
    Solicitation or Prostitution.
     
  12. I used to share a room with a geezer who did 3 years inside because he smashed a fellas kneecaps to pieces after he found out he was a nonce.

    He was without doubt in the top 10 toms I've come across in my time. It's not always black and white mate.
     
  13. It rarely is black & white but there has to be a standard set.
     
  14. OK, what's "Pandering"?

    New one on me!

    Litotes

    (It's old-fashioned pimping)!