Know Your Rights Training - 20th April, 15.00-17.00 (Sheffield)

Date(s) - 20/04/2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Broomhall Community Centre


**please note this is an in person training**

The training will cover key messages, interacting with police and security, common offences used at protest and what to do if you are stop-and-searched or arrested.

It will be 2 hours long, with breaks. Content note: although we won’t be mentioning anything in a graphic way, this training will involve mention of policing, state violence, racism, ableism, transphobia and transmisogyny, stop & search. Please let us know if you have any additional accessibility needs. We will get in touch to discuss how we can best support you.

We have been asked to run this training by the Festival of Debate.
You can sign up on their website:

Location: Broomhall Community Centre, Sheffield, S10 2FD

Key Messages

  • No Comment
  • You do not need to answer police questions, so don’t.

  • No Personal Details
  • You don't have to give details under ANY stop and search power.

  • No Duty Solicitor
  • Use a recommended solicitor with protest experience.

  • No Caution
  • They admit guilt for an alleged offence that might never get to court.

  • What Power?
  • Ask "What power?" to challenge a police officer to act lawfully.