Responding to Police Questioning

Do I have to answer all the questions a cop makes?

In this online video, San Diego criminal defense attorney Ryan Tegnelia explains your legal responsibilities to respond to questioning if stopped by the police. The police employ all number of tactics to try and encourage citizens to confess to crimes or admit involvement in illegal activity. This often includes threats for refusing to answer questions. These threats are just that, and Mr. Tegnelia explains how you can ensure your rights are protected, you do not get bullied by law enforcement, and you don’t inadvertently confess to a crime. For active military members, Mr. Tegnelia discusses certain circumstances pertaining specifically to them.

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