According to the Innocence Project, anywhere between 2.3 to 5 percent of people who are currently incarcerated are innocent. That means that up to 110,000 inmates across the U.S. were falsely accused or framed for crimes that they did not commit. With such staggering statistics, it is essential that you know what to do if you’re framed or falsely accused of a crime that you did not partake in.
We will develop many relationships throughout the course of our lives. Unfortunately, not all are the healthy ones that will have our best interests in mind. If you have been abused, there are likely fears that further physical harm or worse may occur if the abuser contacts you again.
The winter holidays bring warmth, family, parties…and, as often as not, sobriety checkpoints. They’re bad enough when you haven’t been anywhere near alcohol, but if you’ve had a drink, even if you’re not intoxicated, they can really make your heart pound. Keep reading to find out how to best avoid a DUI checkpoint.
It is important to know your rights when being questioned in a police encounter in all phases of an investigation. Whether you are the subject of a traffic stop or you are being questioned concerning a potential crime, the protocol is essentially the same.