Know Your Rights Materials

These materials cover basic information about your rights and dealing with police and the criminal justice system.

Dealing with Police

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This document covers various aspects of dealing with police: safety, questioning, searches, infiltrators and informants, and documenting interactions. (4 pages)

Basic Legal Info

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This document covers some of the same information as Dealing with Police, but much more briefly. (1/2 page)

Legal Steps and Choices Chart

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This is a flowchart showing the typical steps through the criminal legal system from arrest to trial as well as choices facing defendants at each step. (2 pages)

Police Misconduct Report

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This is to help victims of police misconduct document the incident. While concise, the report is designed to help victims recall important details and record them in a useful format. (3 pages)