Police-Citizen Relations

The following has been extracted from ‘A Code of Conduct for Police-Citizen Relations in Jamaica’.

This Code of Conduct has been developed by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce for the guidance of citizens and members of the security forces in Jamaica. Its purpose is to ensure that appropriate conduct and behavior guide all interactions between citizens and members of the security forces.

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What to Do When Approached by the Police.

What are my rights and responsibilities when my premises are being searched?

What should I do if I am being questioned, searched and/or apprehended by the police

What must I do if I am being charged by the police?

If I am arrested, how do I get bail?

What should I do when driving and asked by the police to stop?

What should I do when mistreated/abused by the police?