Arrested? Detained? Ask for a lawyer, then, SHUT UP!

The best thing you can do if you’re arrested or being questioned by the police is to: 1) Ask for a lawyer; and 2) Keep Quiet.  Of course you can provide your ID, but that should be about it.  It never ceases to amaze me how often people think they can, “explain” or somehow talk themselves out of trouble.  It never works.  All it does is provide statements that the police will be able to use later, and almost always against you.

Don’t think you can talk yourself out of trouble.  Take a look at this short video about how to deal with being arrested or detained.

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