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New changes to policing: Fact sheet on when and how a street check (also known as carding) can be done

Starting January 1, 2017, in certain circumstances, police must follow new rules about when and how they can ask someone to identify themselves. This fact sheet covers when the new rules apply and don't apply, what an officer must do if they ask you for ID in a situation when the rules apply, and exceptions.

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2017