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Advice from cops: Donít talk to cops
Learn Liberty ^ | January 31, 2017 | James Duane

Posted on 03/28/2017 9:52:01 AM PDT by Sopater

Almost every time I speak at a college or law school campus, there are one or two audience members whose mother or father is a police officer or a prosecutor. I always ask them: What did your parents tell you about dealing with the police?

Every one of them, without exception, has told me the same thing: My parents in law enforcement taught me years ago that I should never talk to the police, or agree to let them interview me about anything, or let them search my car or my apartment or my backpack without a warrant.

You need to stop for a minute, and let that sink in.

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Some "sage advice" from the police themselves...
1 posted on 03/28/2017 9:52:01 AM PDT by Sopater
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To: Sopater

I never thought about this before but it makes sense. I love cops but you never know.


2 posted on 03/28/2017 9:56:09 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Sopater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wXkI4t7nuc
Never talk to police classic


3 posted on 03/28/2017 9:57:09 AM PDT by Dacula (President and CEO at Being Awesome)
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To: Sopater

EVEN if you have nothing to hide, LAWYER UP. Let them talk for you.

Better safe than sorry.


4 posted on 03/28/2017 9:57:46 AM PDT by LeonardFMason (426)
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To: Sopater

Police Officer: I would like to ask you some questions.

You: That’s nice.


5 posted on 03/28/2017 9:58:09 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom
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To: Sopater

...and never agree to go to the station for an “interview”.


6 posted on 03/28/2017 9:58:48 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
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To: Yaelle
I never thought about this before but it makes sense. I love cops but you never know.

Never, ever ever (ever, ever, ever) answer their questions without your lawyer present. Never!

7 posted on 03/28/2017 9:59:26 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom
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To: Sopater

If you can make a cop laugh, you’ll get away with it.

From watching ‘Live PD’ on A&E Friday nights...


8 posted on 03/28/2017 9:59:46 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Dacula

“Dont Talk ...” This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by James Joseph Duane.


9 posted on 03/28/2017 9:59:56 AM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: Dacula

I came here to post that. I watch it at least once a year. Both halves are great. I love the perspective the cop brings into it.

The part that is most poignant: The cops can’t “missremember” what you said if you didn’t say anything.


10 posted on 03/28/2017 10:00:51 AM PDT by Mr. Douglas (Best. Election. EVER!)
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To: Dacula

I think I like this one better: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0mtxXEGE8


11 posted on 03/28/2017 10:00:53 AM PDT by FateAmenableToChange
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To: Sopater
All over this country, prison cells are filled with innocent people falsely convicted for crimes they did not commit, and many of them will spend the rest of their lives regretting the day they agreed to talk to the police.

No hyperbole there, no agenda either, I'm sure.

12 posted on 03/28/2017 10:01:45 AM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: Darksheare; Dacula

Here it is:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-7o9xYp7eE

Someone had copied and reposted the one that was removed.


13 posted on 03/28/2017 10:02:47 AM PDT by Mr. Douglas (Best. Election. EVER!)
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To: Sopater

Something that has always amused me is when the cop says (on various TV shows”):

Mind if I look in your vehicle?

then the answer is usually “yeah”

then they go ahead and search. I would get that thrown out so fast... “yeah, I mind” means “NO SEARCH”... well, in my understanding of the English language anyway


14 posted on 03/28/2017 10:02:54 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Darksheare
Don't Talk To Police Part One

Don't Talk to Police Part Two

15 posted on 03/28/2017 10:02:58 AM PDT by NorthMountain (The Democrats ... have lost their grip on reality -DJT)
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To: Sopater

I agree. If someone steals your car, don’t call the cops
If you observe an adult trying to pull a kid into a car, but you are too far away to ever help, don’t call the cops
If the cops ask you if you have seen anyone strange in the area because a sweet old lady down the block just got mugged and raped, don’t talk to cops
If you are hurt in a traffic accident, no need to call the cops, drive yourself and your broken arm to the hospital.
If your kid stops breathing, don’t call the cops
If your kid tells you about a car that followed her home from school, don’t call the cops.


16 posted on 03/28/2017 10:03:02 AM PDT by Strac6 ("We sleep safe in our beds only because rough men stand ready to visit violence on the enemy.")
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To: Dacula
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-7o9xYp7eE
Perhaps this is the one to which you refer?
17 posted on 03/28/2017 10:04:58 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: pgkdan

All over this country, prison cells are filled with innocent people falsely convicted for crimes they did not commit, and many of them will spend the rest of their lives regretting the day they agreed to talk to the police.
No hyperbole there, no agenda either, I’m sure.


Actually, no, there is no hyperbole there. And even if there is, when it is YOUR future we’re talking about, just a few cases are enough to put the fear of God into you about this.

I like what an attorney quoted by Fred Reed said: “If you ever enter a courtroom as a defendant in a criminal case, your true guilt or innocence will have very little to do with the actual verdict.”


18 posted on 03/28/2017 10:05:14 AM PDT by Mr. Douglas (Best. Election. EVER!)
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To: FateAmenableToChange

LMAO!


19 posted on 03/28/2017 10:05:41 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Reset Underway!)
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To: Mr. Douglas

I personally have, in my possession, a police report in which the officer in question made up my ‘admission’ out of whole cloth.


20 posted on 03/28/2017 10:06:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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