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Don’t confuse polite with consent

Sometimes interacting with a police officer can feel intimidating. While there may be times when you know why an officer pulled you over or has questions, there are also times when you feel overwhelmed with uncertainty. Here’s what you should know before your next...

Can police officers lie?

In general, the goal of police officers is to support the community and maintain public safety. As children, we learn to assume certain qualities of police officers, like honesty. TV and movies show the extreme sides of what we know about police officers, often...

Can someone consent to a fight?

For some, a fascination with fighting may come from watching professional wrestling or TV shows that feature fighting. Others might have their first exposure to fighting as an unexpected participant and learn more about it. Fighting is often associated with anger or...

Do prosecutors have to offer a plea deal?

Facing criminal charges can be a scary situation. Even if you are confident that you have a strong case, knowing the potential consequences can be terrifying. After an arrest, you may be aware that you could lose your job or face serious penalties. While you await...