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Powers of Arrest. Overview. Classifications of offences Summary Hybrid Indictable Reasonable grounds What is a Peace Officer? (sec. 2) Citizens Powers of Arrest (sec. 494) Police Officers Powers of Arrest (sec. 495). Summary Offences . Hybrid/Dual Offences. Indictable Offences.

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Overview
Overview

  • Classifications of offences

    • Summary

    • Hybrid

    • Indictable

  • Reasonable grounds

  • What is a Peace Officer? (sec. 2)

  • Citizens Powers of Arrest (sec. 494)

  • Police Officers Powers of Arrest (sec. 495)







Sections that cover powers of arrest
Sections that Cover Powers of Arrest

  • Section 494

    • Arrest without a warrant by any person

  • Section 495

    • Arrest without a warrant by a peace officer


Section 494 citizen s power of arrest
Section 494: Citizen’s Power of Arrest

Arrest without a warrant by any person

Any person may arrest without a warrant when the offence is covered in the below options.

  • A person whom they find committing an indictable offence

  • A person who, on reasonable grounds, he /she believes

    • Has committed a criminal offence and

    • Is escaping from and freshly pursued by persons who have lawful authority to arrest that person

      Arrest by Owner of property. Anyone who is,

  • The owner or person in lawful possession of property, or

  • A person authorized by the owner or by a person in lawful possession of property

    May arrest without a warrant a person whom he finds committing a criminal offence on or in relation to that property 

    Any one other than a peace officer who arrests a person without warrant shall forthwith deliver the person to a peace officer.


How to conduct a citizens arrest
How to Conduct a Citizens Arrest:

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5_lFT52NrU


Section 495 police powers of arrest without a warrant
Section 495: Police Powers of Arrest Without a Warrant

Arrest without warrant by a peace officer

A peace officer may arrest without warrant

  • a person who has committed an indictable offence or who, on reasonable grounds, he believes has committed or is about to commit an indictable offence;

  • a person whom he finds committing a criminal offence; or

  • a person in respect of whom he has reasonable grounds to believe that a warrant of arrest is in place for that person within their jurisdiction or territory.


Videos of police arrests
Videos of Police Arrests

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK1-iZPr-9o


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