być spisanym (przez policję)

14:32 Nov 8, 2019
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Law (general) / protests
Polish term or phrase: być spisanym (przez policję)
Na przykład (zwłaszcza) w czasie protestu
benstoik
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:04


Summary of answers provided
4 +2have their details taken (by the police)
Miroslaw Szewczyk
3be issued a citation
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
2to be street checked / carded
geopiet


  

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36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
have their details taken (by the police)


Explanation:
Expression quite commonly used in the UK

Miroslaw Szewczyk
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:04
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bubz: Tak, bo citation oznacza, ze bedzie trzeba stawic sie przed sadem, a bycie spisanym moze sie zakonczyc samym spisaniem
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agree  mike23
1 day 18 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
be issued a citation


Explanation:
Police said late Friday night that five people were arrested on second-degree disorderly conduct charges. Four of them were booked into the Multnomah County Jail and the fifth was issued a citation.
https://wsbt.com/news/nation-world/portland-protests-large-c...
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Joanna Colwell was also arrested and issued a citation by police.
https://vtdigger.org/2019/07/29/19-arrested-as-hundred-prote...

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Those arrested were issued a citation for failure to obey and illegally walking on a highway.
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/07/17/65-protesters-arre...

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The Kansas City Star reported that Nigro was one of 76 people arrested in connection with the June 11 protests, and that everyone arrested was issued a citation that carries a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail or a $1,000 fine.
https://pressfreedomtracker.us/all-incidents/photojournalist...

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 03:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 978
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
to be street checked / carded


Explanation:
Yes, the police can stop you and ask for documents that show who you are. When you are stopped on the street and asked your name, date of birth, address, or to show your ID, it is called a "street check". This is also known as "carding"

geopiet
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 372
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