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Problem with joining

#1
I've already passed selection and have a start date of April 19th at Catterick, but i was arrested at the weekend for ABH...to cut a long story short there is a chance it could get dropped but if it doesnt then i am bailed to appear at the police station on the 28th - obviously this is after i am due to start at Catterick....should i tell the ACIO immediately? wait a while to see if the charge is dropped or do my oath of allegiance?
 
#2
So close to starting, I bet your gutted. Get down the ACIO and tell them in person, be upfront and dont water it down. Is there a strong chance it will be dropped or a slim chance. Be honest with yourself and if its the latter dont deny your slot to some one else on a gamble.

Fingers crossed for you
 

Forastero

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#3
Ouchouchouch. Do what Disco said, get your hoop back down to the AFCO and 'fess up. If you hide it, it will look very badly on you when/if it eventually comes to light but at least if you're honest now, they will take that into account if all starts going to ratshit.
 
#4
We have just had a similar case come through our office, the lad turned up to phase 1 training and was subsequently discharged.

You are under investigation and until such time as it has been resolved you are ineligible to join.

I would definitely inform your ACIO of what has happened and take advice, if it goes okay and gets dropped then fine, but if it doesnt you will end up taking a vacancy that could be used for someone else ;)

Either way if there is any impending court case due to take place whilst you are in training, you will get the boot ;)
 

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