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In the last few years, police everywhere have taken a decidedly more aggressive approach to detaining, searching, and arresting persons of whom they merely suspect of having criminal involvment. Regardless of the level of offense, any criminal conviction will have adverse consequences, and can adversely affect your job opportunitites, your freedom, and your life. The way you conduct yourself in a police encounter can have a major impact on any charges that develop.
HOW TO CONDUCT YOURSELF IN A POLICE ENCOUNTER
Over a 30 year period, Attorney Michael Booher of Dayton Ohio has seen many cases where citizens needlessly put themselves at risk for arrest and criminal charges because they failed to conduct themselves appropriately with the police.
The following are a few rules to remember.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
As an American, you have important constitutionally protected rights, but they only work if you invoke them. Before you waive your rights, seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney.
Regardless of the level of offense, if you are charged with a crime, don’t delay. Call the Law Office of Attorney Michael Booher for a consultation.