A quote often attributed to founding father Thomas Jefferson goes like this: “An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.”
The criminal defense attorneys at Ianniello Anderson, P.C. agree, wholeheartedly. Which is why, for the next several weeks, we will be periodically posting quick blogs to educate readers about citizens’ rights with respect to police encounters.
WHEN IS IT BENEFICIAL TO TALK TO POLICE WITHOUT AN ATTORNEY PRESENT
We often get asked this question by clients, friends, and family in our practice. The scenario plays out something like this:
“A police officer called me and said he/she wants to speak to me about an incident that happened last week. He promised I was not in trouble. Should I go talk to them?”
Below is a numbered list of circumstances where it is more beneficial to speak to a police officer without your attorney present:
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