Police Powers

Between March 2021 – March 2022, the police conducted over  500,000 stop and searches. Do your students understand their legal rights were they to be stopped, detained or arrested?


This lesson examines the powers that the police have to stop and search, arrest and detain individuals. Students also have the opportunity to create their own ideal police force considering what skills qualities and attributes the police should have. By the end of the lesson students will have a clear understanding of their legal rights…

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