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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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Burglary In Texas Burglary is a very serious crime in the state of Texas. It happens when someone unlawfully enters or remains in any structure (public or private) with the intent to commit a felony, theft, or assault inside. This definition includes home invasion and refers specifically to a burglary that occurs within a habitation. …

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Hearing your child has been arrested can be a difficult pill for any parent to swallow, but it’s important to remember that your kid is probably just as overwhelmed and afraid as you are. Here’s what you should do to help when your child has been detained. Call an Attorney For children, your best option …

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Should I tell a child when a close relative has been arrested? When a loved one is arrested you need to make the difficult decision of when and what to tell your children. It is completely your decision but children tend to deal better with honesty from the beginning. They don’t need to know all …

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Texas prisons and jails are hot spots for Covid-19. As of July 8th, there have been 130,438 offenders and 40,102 employees tested in the prisons for COVID-19. Of those tested, 10,556 offenders and 1,927 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in both symptomatic and asymptomatic testing. There have been 7,403 offenders and 1,063 employees who …

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After being arrested, one of your biggest concerns might be your job. It can be hard to know what you can and should do to be a good employee, even when you’re behind bars. If you find yourself in jail when you should be working, here are a few things you should do to avoid …

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