Can I ask a police officer to explain their request?

Face Coverings

Yes, you can ask the Police officer to explain his request for adjustment or removal of the facial covering. As a general rule, Police Officers should always explain such a request.

If you have difficulty in understanding English, an interpreter may be engaged to assist the officer being satisfied that you understand what you are required to do and why you are being required to do it.

This information is also available in the following languages: Arabic, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Malay, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu (   ).

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