See our facts sheets “Police powers: Request your personal details”, “Police powers: Search”, “Police powers: Detain intoxicated people”, “Police powers: Move children to a safe place”, “Police powers: Arrest” and “At the police station”.
Legal Aid WA find legal answers: https://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/find-legal-answers/crime/under-arrest-and-police-powers
Please note: Laws are subject to change. Last updated July 2020.
Important: The information provided in this infosheet is for information only.
It should not be relied on as legal advice.
Please seek legal advice about your particular circumstances.