Question: Why You Should Not Talk To Police?

Why you should never talk to the police?

REASON #1: Talking to the police CANNOT and WILL NOT help you.

Talking to the police cannot make any difference.

Nobody can “talk their way out of” an arrest.

And any ‘good’ statements that may help you that you tell the police cannot be introduced into evidence because of hearsay rules..

What happens if you don’t talk to police?

No. You have the constitutional right to remain silent. In general, you do not have to talk to law enforcement officers (or anyone else), even if you do not feel free to walk away from the officer, you are arrested, or you are in jail. You cannot be punished for refusing to answer a question.

What can you not say to the police?

7 things you should never say to a police officer“I’ve only had two beers.” … “I don’t think so” or “probably not.” … “I know my rights.” … “I was grabbing for the phone (purse, car keys, TV remote, beer) and accidently hit her (him).” … “My best friend (brother, sister, cousin) is a defense attorney.” … “I know the chief.More items…

Why do the police want to talk to me?

“You’re Not Under Arrest; We Just Want to Speak with You” When police begin calling someone at home or work asking for answers to a few questions, it usually means they think the person is connected to a crime.

Can you ignore police at your door?

The police may knock and announce their presence at your door but, unless they have a warrant, you are not required to open the door, to answer any questions, or to cooperate with the police in any fashion.

Can cops ask for your social?

There is nothing per se illegal for a police officer to ask for a social security number.