Stop and Search

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What stops the police from lawfully searching a suspect?
Age, race, gender, previous convictions must not be taken into account
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What are 2 elements for police suspecting someone?
Thinking they are carrying stolen goods or prohibited items
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What are 3 things the police must state when they are arresting someone?
Must give their name, station and why they are searching
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What can the police remove if they are in public?
Only outer garments; coat, jacket and gloves
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What is a case example of an unlawful stop and search?
Osman v DPP
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What is another case example?
Highbury Corner Magistrates
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What is the relevant Code of Practice for Stop and Search
CODE A
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What is the one situation where a police officer can use one's appearance to stop/search him/her?
If the suspect is known to be involved in a gang that carry dangerous and prohibited items
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What is a relevant act that give police the power to stop and search?
Terrorism Act
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What are 2 other acts that give police power to stop and search?
Public Order Act and Criminal Justice Act
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What are 2 elements for police suspecting someone?

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Thinking they are carrying stolen goods or prohibited items

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What are 3 things the police must state when they are arresting someone?

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What can the police remove if they are in public?

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What is a case example of an unlawful stop and search?

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