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The Arrest Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights

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This handbook explains in plain language the range of conduct citizens can expect from police in the lawful exercise of their duties. Revised 2010. 62 pp.

Available in:

Arabic
English
Spanish
Vietnamese

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 – The Police and Arrest
  • Chapter 2 – Imprisonment Without Charges
  • Chapter 3 – Talking to Police
  • Chapter 4 – Citizen or Private Security Arrests
  • Chapter 5 – Questioning and Investigation
  • Chapter 6 – Searches
  • Chapter 7 – Location Searches
  • Chapter 8 – Property Rights
  • Chapter 9 – Other Agency Search Powers
  • Chapter 10 – After Arrest
  • Chapter 11 – Youth and the Law
  • Chapter 12 – Civil Disobedience
  • Chapter 13 – Anti-Terrorist Legislation
  • Chapter 14 – Poverty and Drug Law Issues
  • Chapter 15 – Police Accountability
  • Important Numbers
  • Important Legal Words