Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here.
Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.
Ask The Police is produced by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD) team.
'Ask the Police' is an official police site approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers.