What are your rights in a police search?
The number of strip searches conducted by NSW police has increased 20-fold in the past decade. General police searches (not strip searches) are also on the rise and can occur in a variety of settings, from music festivals to train stations or just walking down the street. What are your rights to refuse a search? How much can a police officer ask you to do or reveal?
Know your rights in the Australian context with this video by LSJ featuring journalist Kate Allman and lawyers Andrew Tiedt and Samantha Lee.