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Shamle Begum is Advice and Information Officer at Liberty responsible for the Voluntary Sector Advice Service. She is a solicitor and worked in private practice for several years before joining Liberty in 2006.
The power to stop and search must be used fairly, responsibly, with respect for the person being searched and without discrimination
Have you been stopped and searched by the police? Do you know what powers the police have to do this and what your rights are? L...