You are innocent until proven guilty You can hire legal counsel You can refrain from questioning until your lawyer shows up You are entitled to a fair and speedy trial You have the right to know the charges against you You are allowed to make a call after being arrested You have the right to post bail You are entitled
Perhaps you’ve heard the recent born-again debate about crazy jaywalking tickets distributed to pedestrians in Los Angeles – predominantly Downtown Los Angeles. The situation has been brought to light by a man in his early 20s who was cited $197 for dashing across an intersection when the crossing countdown still had 10 seconds on it – plenty of time for
By getting arrested, you’re already facing some trouble and consequences. But you don’t want to open the door to make these consequences any worse than what they already are. Here are some things you should not do if you are arrested: Do not mouth off to the police. Do not upset the police. Do not try and flee the police.