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Rights When Dealing with Police

Includes information about police powers, stops and searches, questioning of suspects, and complaints against police.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I was arrested and was not given an interpreter, so I didn't understand why I was being held"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Rights When Dealing with Police
Title Description
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Office of the Independent Police Review Director Independent oversight agency receives, manages and oversees all public complaints about the conduct of a police officer or the policies and services of a police…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services