Social Media and Engagement Editor and photographer for the Telegraph.

How far should homeowners be allowed to go in order to defend themselves or their property?

  • As far as is necessary
    82%
    3,146 votes

     
  • They should be able to use reasonable force as long as they can show they acted in self defence
    17%
    641 votes

     
  • They should be able to use reasonable force but they shouldn't use a weapon
    <1%
    7 votes

     
  • They should be able to defend themselves but not their property
    1%
    20 votes

     
  • They should ring the police rather than tackle intruders themselves
    1%
    24 votes

     

Posted 7 years.