Police

Do most of the police officers speak English?

Not all of them, unless you are calling the Tourism Police in Sultanahmet. Those in...

What happens if I get arrested in Istanbul?

The Turkish police are generally quite friendly to foreigners.  The most important...

If have been pickpocketed, what should I do?

There's not much you can do. Although you can lodge a complaint with the tourism...

Can a cop randomly stop me and search?

Sure, a cop CAN stop and search you here. More to the point, even if they couldn't,...

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