Tag Archives: arrest

Police

People with an intellectual disability or psychiatric illness benefit from additional support during a criminal trial. Their evidence should be […]

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Posted: May 8, 2015

Behaviour on arrest

Behaviour by both the police officer and the suspect can influence weather an arrest is made and whether that arrest […]

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Posted: May 1, 2015

Personal search (on arrest)

A police officer can lawfully search the body, clothing and property in the immediate possession of a person arrested if […]

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Posted: May 1, 2015

Arrest

Arrest in Victoria may be carried out either with or without warrant. However, a person cannot be detained in custody […]

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Posted: May 1, 2015

Know your rights

The laws relating to arrest, interrogation and detention in Victoria are complicated. If your rights are violated it is difficult […]

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Posted: May 1, 2015