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Stop and Search (5321/19)


  1. Does your force ever request or take mobile phones or digital devices from individuals during a stop and search under any police power and does your force ever access mobile phones or digital devices requested or taken from individuals during stop and searches? If yes, please provide:
  2. The legal basis under which you are doing this
  3. Copies of any policy or guidance in relation to this practice

iii. How you access phones taken during stop and searches which are locked with a password

  1. The technical equipment, if any, that your force is using when accessing devices during stop and searches.



Please find attached (5321_19_attachment_01.pdf).