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You can call the Police on the emergency number 158.
No, the Police are obliged to help you even if you do not have documents, including those confirming registration.
If you have problems with your visa or immigration status, there is a risk of getting into trouble, as the Police also deal with immigration issues. However, if you have violated the rules of staying in the country and your life is not in danger right now, it is better to contact not the Police but the support center for survivors of domestic and sexualized violence.
You can tell them, and the Police will help you.
Tell them who you are, where you are, what exactly happened to you and when, and who was involved.
It depends on the current capacities and geographic position of the closest unit, and there is no official time limit. The average time limit should be minutes or tens of minutes. You should be informed on the phone line how long it would take the Police to arrive.
The Police are obliged to come. If necessary, call 158 again.
Tell them, who you are, what and when happened, how it happened, and who did it to you. The Police will also ask you other necessary questions – just follow their instructions. Do not hesitate to ask any questions if something is not clear to you.
The Police have the right to decide on the eviction of the violent person from the house for 10 days.
There is the possibility of asking the court for a restraining order in the form of a preliminary measure in civil procedure. The court decides in 48 hours on an application asking for restriction of contact with the survivor, temporary eviction, or protection against stalking. It lasts for one month with a possibility of prolongation. There may also be restraining orders issued in the criminal procedure.
ВYou can inform the Police as a violation of the eviction, or a preliminary measure may constitute a misdemeanor or even a criminal offense. If an order is violated, the Police will contact the violent person and it is possible to start the administrative or criminal procedure.
survivors have many rights in the criminal procedure. For example, the right to be legally represented. In cases of domestic violence or rape, the legal representation is paid by State. Right to information, right to avoid contact with the perpetrator) and they may use all the options guaranteed by the Civil Code.
No, the decision to evict a person is entirely at the Police’s discretion.
Any type of evidence is useful. If there were witnesses, tell the Police about them and give them their contacts. Also, report if there is any physical evidence. If possible, try to record conversations with the aggressor and save messages with threats if he sends them.
You can call 155 for an ambulance. Nevertheless, if you do not have insurance, it is not free.
By law, health care professionals have the obligation to notify the Police if a certain list of crimes has been committed.
Try to explain the situation as clearly and in detail as possible, and tell what injuries you received and what pain you have in your body. Do not hesitate to ask the medical staff if you have any questions.
No, they are not obliged.
proFem (https://www.profem.cz/): Prague, Beroun, Benešov, Příbram
ROSA Centrum (https://www.rosacentrum.cz/): Prague
Persefona (https://persefona.cz/): Brno
Centrum Locika (https://www.centrumlocika.cz/): Prague
Spondea (https://www.ic-brno.cz/): Brno
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