Police powers: your rights in Victoria

Police powers: your rights in Victoria

Published: 
May 2015
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About this booklet

This free booklet is a general guide to help you when you deal with the police. It includes information for young people under the age of 18 and people with mental impairment.

It has information about:

  • when you can remain silent
  • when you have to give your name and address to the police
  • getting arrested
  • giving fingerprints
  • being searched
  • giving body samples
  • move on powers
  • making a complaint about police
  • traffic offences
  • fines.

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