WATCH: Stop And Search – Know Your Rights
- Ramelle Williams
In this episode of Explained With, Ramelle uses the scales of justice to explain the right and wrong thing to do when you are being stopped and searched
With so much confusion about the authority of a police officer, the allegations of police abusing their powers and racially profiling, it’s about time someone broke down the most controversial police power of stop and search. We find out why stop and search is being used and what rights you have when a police officer wants to search you.
Can a police officer search you for no reason? Can a male police officer search a female suspect? Can you refuse to be searched? Ramelle empties the pockets of the stop and search law and finds out exactly how it works.