a formal verbal warning given by a police officer to a young person who admits their guilt
a formal verbal warning given by a police officer to a young person who admits they are guilty of a minor first offence
a verbal warning implying that any further infractions of school rules or codes will result in probation
The court may reprimand a child instead of convicting them. A note of the reprimand is kept and will be taken account of if the child reoffendsâ€¢ Children & Criminal Law
A reprimand is a police prosecution within the United Kingdom that is given to people 17 years and under who break the law and get arrested for the first time. It is an opportunity to get the offender to think about what they have done and to realise the consequences of their actions. A reprimand is not a criminal conviction, but the reprimand is made note of on police computer records.