What To Do When You’re Arrested In Henry County
If you are arrested, you will most likely be handcuffed, put into a police car and taken to the police station. If the officer plans on questioning you, then he is legally required to read you your Miranda rights before doing so. But, even before they read you your Miranda rights, they are allowed to use anything that you say against you in court. That’s why it’s always best to stay silent when dealing with law enforcement officers and exercise your right to an attorney.
The urge to assist one’s fellow man is understandable. After all, it’s part of human nature to want to be helpful. But when the person asking for “your help and cooperation” is a police officer, you may want to think twice – and then, while you’re thinking it over, call your attorney, David Abbott. Often law enforcement officers will use that natural instinct you have “to help,” to facilitate their investigation of you. In short, officer friendly may not be so friendly after all.
You have the right to remain silent when you have been arrested in Henry County. Don’t say anything until you have spoken to your attorney, David Abbott.