If you’re ever questioned by police, you need to know these 3 important rights. First, and most importantly, you have the right to be mirandized. That’s the “rights” you hear police officers reading to suspects on television stating that anything you say can be used against you as evidence. A person also has the right to remain silent. This does not mean the police will remain silent, but you can choose to be silent so that nothing you say can be used against you. And lastly, you have the right to have an attorney present. Even though you may be in a stressful situation and feel pressured to speak, never forget that these are the rights you need to follow to protect yourself until you can get an attorney representing you.
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Questioned by Police? Know These 3 Rights