Police Interactions

If you get pulled over or arrested, maintain your composure. You have the right to remain silent and a right to an lawyer. Tell the truth or don’t speak at all. Keep your arms where they can see them.

It’s no secret that last year was devastating for all of us. However, some were hit much harder by the COVID-19 pandemic than others. According to the Texas Restaurant Association, around 700,000 people in the industry lost their jobs in the first months of the pandemic, and thousands of restaurants were closed. House Bill 1024 …

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If you are stopped for speeding or for any other traffic violation, the police may ask you if they can search your car. Although an encounter with the police can be intimidating, you have rights and in most circumstances, you can say no. When an officer asks for your permission to search, you don’t have …

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Generally, before police officers can arrest you they must first obtain an arrest warrant. The arrest warrant is issued by a judge and allows police to detain you and seize any personal property suspected of being used to commit a crime. Police must be able to convince the judge that they have probable cause before …

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Many people experience a lot of anxiety surrounding even casual encounters with the police. This can be an incredibly stressful situation that can go south fast. When you see the flashing red, white, and blue lights and hear the siren wailing chances are you’ll take a deep breath and hold it until you see the …

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There are seemingly small crimes that could get you arrested. In some locations, if you leave an old washing machine in your front yard, or your child misses too many days of school, or you catch a fish during the wrong season, you could wind up in jail. Then there are more common crimes like …

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One very often used tool in the law enforcement tool box is the power to intimidate citizens into voluntarily giving up their rights, usually without even realizing they are doing it. Most people, when confronted by police, experience a nervous discomfort. This can lead them to act in an overly compliant manner because they fear …

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There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about how you should interact with police officers during an encounter, and not all of it is correct. Believing one of these misconceptions can get you into even more trouble with an officer, so here’s the truth about these common police officer myths. Officers Can’t Lie This …

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to remember that some populations are at a higher risk of contracting the virus than the rest of us. Inmates in jails and prisons, for example, are much more likely to test positive for COVID-19 than the general population, and need more protective measures to contain the spread of …

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The stress of being arrested is often made worse when you don’t know what’s going to happen to you. A-EZ Out cares about keeping our clients educated about the legal system and their own rights, which is why we’re giving you a breakdown of the Dallas County arrest process, jails, visitation information, and the basics …

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