What are the official policies that police/Crown should be following when investigating my case?

This information is not intended to serve as or replace legal advice. Please contact a feminist rape crisis centre, transition house or women's centre to get further information and referrals for legal advice for your specific situation.

Listed below are some of the legislation and policies in place in BC to help assist women escaping male violence. It is not a complete list.

Police and Crown Policy click here

Police release guidelines click here

Criminal Code of Canada click here

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom click here 

Crime Victim Assistance click here

Human Trafficking Guide for Law Enforcement click here

Palermo Accord United Nations Protocol on Trafficking click here

Temporary Residency Permit click here