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Definition: An organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws.
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The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has put together this manual to help you know what you must do, what you do not have to do and what you may wish to do in situations involving the police. The final section lists sources for making a complaint about the police for each province and territory in Canada. (PDF – 12 pages) 

Related keywords: Arrest, Civil liberties, Police

This publication produced by Community Legal Education Ontario uses a question and answer format to describe citizen’s rights when interacting with the police. The information is about federal law; references to community agencies are for Ontario. (PDF – 18 pages)
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Public Safety Canada was created in 2003 to ensure coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians. Their mandate is to keep Canadians safe from a range of risks such as natural disasters, crime and terrorism. Public Safety Canada works with five agencies and three review bodies, united in a single portfolio and all reporting to the same minister. Areas of concern are national security, border strategies, countering crime and emergency management issues.

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In this short online resource, Éducaloi explains your rights during an arrest, your right to a lawyer and your right to remain silent.

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The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ensures that your rights are protected during an arrest. Police officers cannot arrest you at will; they must obey certain rules. They may need to get a warrant from the court to arrest you or enter your home. The police must carefully consider the particular circumstances surrounding every single arrest. In this Infosheet, Éducaloi explains your rights during an arrest and your right to a lawyer.

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of the Solicitor General of Canada. The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body.

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This article from the law firm Pringle Chivers Sparks uses a question and answer format to explain what information you must give to the police and things to consider before speaking with the police about criminal matters.
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