Stop and Search

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  • Police can stop and individual if they have reasonable suspicion that the person is carrying stolen or prohibited items
  • Stated in ss1-7 Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • Stop and search can only take place in a public area
  • Probibites items in anything used in theft, burglary or cheat
  • Police may not stop and search on stereotypicat grounds like race, age or previous convictions this is stated in Code A
  • Must apply to GOWISE
  • State the…

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