LGBTQ+ Persons Arrested By the Police

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

When police officers want to arrest you for any crime or suspicion of any crime, they may come to your location and arrest you. While arresting you, the details of the arrest, place of arrest, time of arrest etc will be written down in an Arrest Memo. They may:

Regardless of your gender or your sexual orientation, you have rights under the law while being arrested.

If you are a woman or a trans woman, then there are specific rights that you have while being arrested. For example, a lady constable has to be present when a woman is being arrested. Click here to understand what these rights are.

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