Resources about police powers and your rights

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Resources about police powers and your rights

The resources below will help you understand:

  • police powers in Victoria
  • your rights
  • what to do if you go to court.

Our resources

To see a list of all our free resources go to our catalogue.

We also have a video about dealing with police.

Resources from other organisations


Youthlaw's website contains information about:

Youthlaw's Street Smart Victoria is a practical guide to knowing our rights on the streets and has information about police powers.

The Law Handbook

The Law Handbook from Fitzroy Legal Service Inc. contains information about:

  • Arrest, what the police can and cannot do when arresting someone.

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