Stop and search

What should you do if you were stopped by the police?

This video explains your rights and what to expect if you are stopped by the police by explaining the difference between stop and search and stop and account, when you can be searched, and what makes a search unlawful. If you’ve been stopped and searched and need advice, please complete our advice form. If your query is urgent and needs an immediate response, you can call us on 0203 174 2279.

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