Reporting Crimes to the Police and What Happens When You Make a Report

This info sheet includes helpful tips for making a report with the police, information about what happens after a report is made and what happens to the person accused (bail, recognizance and peace bonds).

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Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support)
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July 2018 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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reporting a crime, Community and Justice System Working Together Education Kit