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Common Questions

I was assaulted by police

Last reviewed in June 2023 by the Clicklaw Editors

If you feel the police have assaulted you or otherwise offended your rights, you have several options available to you.

Good starting points include:

Need more help?

  • Lawyer Referral Service, from Access Pro Bono, can help you find a suitable legal professional to resolve your legal problems.
  • Law Students Legal Advice Clinics, from UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP), provides free legal advice and representation to low income clients.

See our related common questions:

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