Stop and Search

The police have a right and a duty to stop and talk to members of the public and in certain circumstances to search them. This is done in order to help keep the public safe, and is used to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour, and to prevent terrorism. Further details about Stop and Search is available in the links below.

Your rights - Stop and Search

Stop and Search Scrutiny

Effective and fair use of Stop and Search powers

Stop and Search and Disproportionality