Police loose their powers if police number is not showing

Any police officer not showing their police number has no greater powers than a normal citizen.

Why does this idea matter?

It prevents police putting themselves above the law through anonymity.

We give the police extensive powers over private citizen but it is important private citizens have a means to challenge abuse of these powers in the courts. Police numbers are the publics only means of identifying a police office that may be abusing their powers. 

 

 

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