Would you know what to do if you were stopped by the police? Watch the video.
Know your rights
Police officers and Police Community Support Officers have powers to stop and question you at any time - but they can only search you depending on the situation.
A police officer can only search you if he or she suspects you are carrying:
items that could be used to commit crime or to cause criminal damage
certain types of fireworks
evidence of game and wildlife offences
alcohol at or en route to a designated sporting event
articles connected with terrorism
Turning 18? Understand how the law changes for you
Download the advice and information sheet for young people in the justice system who are turning 18.
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