Being Arrested FAQ

Q: What Rules Must Police Follow When Arresting Me? A: Police must have probable cause, use reasonable force & if they have you in custody and are interrogating you they must read you your Miranda Rights.   Q: What is “Reasonable Force?” A: Reasonable force is the amount of force that...
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What is a Crime?

Los Angeles Criminal Law Terms and Definitions Q: What is a “crime”? A: A crime is something that the people of the state or of a society get together and decide something is against the law.   Q: What is the difference between civil and criminal law? A: The difference between civil and ...
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