Fact Sheets The police want to speak to me? What should I do? What does being arrested and bailed mean? Under police investigation, what’s going to happen. How long can I be on police bail or released under police investigation? Is arrest always necessary? What can I do to stop the CPS from prosecuting me? How do the CPS make the decision to charge someone with a sexual offence? What is a court martial? Criminal justice in the armed forces. Disclosure in criminal cases – “How do I get to see the evidence the prosecution have ?” The criminal trial. What does it involve? How long can a jury take to return a verdict? And how do they reach a verdict? I’ve been wrongly convicted; how can I appeal? What happens in the Youth Court ?