How do I get my stuff back from the police?

How do I get my stuff back from the police?

You may need to bring an action to ask the Magistrates’ Court to compel the Police to return your belongings. If the Police have seized larger items, you may be able to persuade them to take photos of the items and return them to you.

How long can police hold evidence for?

The police can hold you for up to 24 hours before they have to charge you with a crime or release you. They can apply to hold you for up to 36 or 96 hours if you’re suspected of a serious crime, eg murder. You can be held without charge for up to 14 days If you’re arrested under the Terrorism Act.

Can police enter your property Victoria?

Searches on private property The police officer may enter your property without a warrant when: the police officer has a reasonable belief that someone committed or will commit a serious crime. The police officer can go into the property to arrest that person. the police officer needs to stop a breach of peace.

Can police see deleted messages?

Officers can use a machine to extract all kinds of information, including location data, deleted pictures and encrypted messages. Using this machine, officers are able to access deleted data, including messages sent to the phone by other people.

Can police breath tested on private property Victoria?

Victoria. Under the Road Safety Act 1986, if you’re asked to provide a breath or drug test it is illegal to refuse, no matter where you are. Consequently, police can conduct breath testing on private property.

Are deleted text messages recoverable?

“Messages can be recovered as long as they are not overwritten.” Note that receiving new messages may also force the deletion of the text messages you’re trying to save, so turn your phone on Airplane mode immediately after you realized that important messages were deleted.

Can you be Breathalysed in your driveway?

As the Daily Mail Australia discovered, you cannot be breathalysed in the property you call “home”. According to the NSW Road Transport Act 2013, “home” does indeed include the driveway or any parking spot designated to your house or apartment.

Do you have the right to record a cop?

Members of the public have the right to take photographs of or film police officers, and incidents involving police officers, which are observable from a public space, or from a privately owned place with the consent of the owner/occupier.