My Journey - From Syria to Leicester
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We also provide volunteering opportunities where individuals can, to the benefit of all parties, join with the staff of the TREC in the pursuit of their mission in Leicester & Leicestershire
The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire
Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
We have disabled access
Address: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE
Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
Online Contact Form
Do not discuss the case with the police until you have consulted privately with a solicitor.
If the police are about to arrest you or have already arrested you, there is no such thing as a 'friendly chat' to sort things out. Anything you say can later be used against you.
Do not agree to be interviewed without a solicitor present
You have the right to give a “NO COMMENT” interview.
the police have the right to search –
your home, or
the place you were at the time of your arrest, or immediately before your arrest
You have to give the police your name and address.
You will also be asked for your date of birth - you don’t have to give it, but it may delay your release as it is used to run a check on the police national computer.
The police have the right to take your fingerprints, photo and non-intimate body samples (a saliva swab, to record your DNA). These will be kept on file, even if you are not charged.
You always have the right:
to have someone notified of your arrest (not to make a phone call yourself).
to consult with a solicitor of your choice privately
You do not have to pay
You do not have to use the duty solicitor
You do not have to use the solicitor suggested by the police