2. Ask why you are being arrested. You have a right to know.
3.Before the police can charge you, they must consider the following alternatives: They can
- A. Let you go.
- B. Give you a warning.
- C. Caution you (and even your parents) on the spot or at the police station
- D. If there are grounds for a charge, and if you agree, refer you to a community program.
Who to Contact: 24 hour Legal Aid Lawyers 1-800-268-8326, or (police must give you this #) (416) 947-3330 Justice for Children & Youth (416)920-1633; 1-866-999-5329 (outside GTA)