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Stay out of conflict on a police stop and search encounter


TOP 5 TIPS TO AVOID CONFLICT DURING A STOP AND SEARCH

Stay Calm – Know your rights and keep your emotions under control even if you feel you have been stopped unfairly.  If you have been unfairly stopped, get a receipt and complain later. Ask Questions – A lot of misunderstandings arise because people don’t understand why they are being stopped. The police have a duty to tell you. If they don't explain or you are unclear about the grounds,  just ask for clarification. Remember if you don't agree, you can always complain later. ‘No comment’ – Unless you are arrested, you don't have to disclose any personal information to the police including your name, address or date of birth. So, ...